How To Train A Dog To Jump Through A Moving Hoop

How To Train A Dog To Jump Through A Moving Hoop

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

An extension of jumping through a hoop this trick requires some skill mainly on the part of the trainer. You will pass the hoop from your left to right and because your dog knows the command he will jump through it both times.

  1. Hold the hoop out to your left and ask your dog to jump through it. Straight after he jumps swap hands and hold the hoop to your right and give the command again.
  2. Your dog will circle and jump through the hoop a second time.
  3. Repeat and practice to make this a really impressive act.

Top tip; you can also roll the hoop along the floor and give your dog the command to run through it, this looks equally impressive.

Dog trainers love this trick because it is the ultimate teamwork and quite a good workout on the arms for the trainer too.

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.