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.
- 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
- Release your dog using the command word and reinforce as he finds his toy on the car.
- 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.