How To Train A Dog To Fetch The Phone

How To Train A Dog To Fetch The Phone

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

A dog that will fetch the phone when it rings is a really useful trick to teach.

  1. First teach your dog to retrieve the phone, you can practice with an old one of you are worried about damage. When he brings the phone to you offer a treat in return.
  2. Then introduce the ringing sound and only ask him to fetch the phone when it is ringing, (someone will need to call you for this) reward as before.
  3. Now when your dog hears the ringing phone and automatically brings it to you for a reward you can begin to place the phone in different areas around the house.

Top tip; Keep the ring tone low in order not to worry your dog.

Dog trainers love this trick because it is useful and very impressive.

Jean Cote

Jean Cote is an animal lover and the founder of Success Dogs. For more than a decade, he has served as a coach to thousands of dog owners around the world to better train, communicate and forge a stronger bond with their dog using positive and force-free training methods.