How To Train A Dog To Search The Outside Of A Vehicle

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this!

A dog that searches the outside of a vehicle for his toy is impressive. This is a fun trick for party parking, your own vehicle security dog.

  1. Teaching vehicle search is easy, similar to searching a room have someone hold your dog whilst you place his toy somewhere on the outside of a vehicle. Ensure that the engine is turned off
  2. Release your dog using the command word and reinforce as he finds his toy on the car.
  3. Reward and play with your dog.

Top tip; start with easy simple searches like placing the toy on a wheel and progress to more complicated searches as your dogs confidence grows.

Dog trainers love this trick because it looks professional and encourages the dog to think.

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Jean Cote

Jean Cote is an animal lover, dog trainer, and founder of Success Dogs. He takes pride in his ability to help dog owners improve their relationship with their dogs, and stop the frustrating things that so often make the early years of dog ownership more frustrating than enjoyable.

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