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Teach your dog to howl like a wolf and show off a trick that is both endearing and impressive.
- To teach a howl you have to encourage your dog to be noisy then choose the noise closest to the howl and reinforce it.
- If you have previously taught your dog to bark then this will be easier.
- As he is barking listen carefully to the sound and watch your dog’s mouth shape for anything that may have the potential to become a howl, reinforce and reward.
- Ignore all other behaviors and sounds until you hear and see the potential howl add the command word, reinforce and reward.
- Practice will perfect your dogs howl
Top tip; Offering a howl alongside your dog’s sound will probably encourage him to change the pitch of his bark.
A dog trainer loves this trick because dogs howl sounds wonderful, and is amazingly cute.