How To Train A Dog To Look Down

How To Train A Dog To Look Down

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

This trick will teach your dog to look at the ground on command. This response is fantastic for persuading an audience that your dog knows exactly what you are saying.

  1. Another trick that utilizes positive reinforcement to provide and impressive result, looking down is trained in the same way as look up to the sky.
  2. It is important to watch very carefully and reinforce even the slightest look towards the ground to build your dog’s confidence and knowledge of your requirements.

Top tip; ensure that your dog does not get confused by thoroughly training this trick separately to the other tricks that teach him to look in a certain direction.

Dog trainers love this trick because it is so easy to teach using positive reinforcement and its great fun to watch a dog work out what to do for his reward.

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.