With warmer weather coming our way, and pups eager to spend more time outside, there is no better time than now to make sure that your pup has mastered the commands that make going outside together a breeze. Whether you're wanting to teach your dog some new tricks to easily accomplish daily tasks, or some new skills just for fun, we’ve outlined a professional dog trainer’s list of commands your dog needs to know!
3 Commands To Get Stuff Done...
Teaching your dog how to listen and master basic skills is a wonderful way to connect with your pet and gain mutual trust, all while having fun and making day-to-day life together much easier to navigate! Teaching your pet the three most important commands - Come, Heel,and Stay, is critical to be able to get from point A to point B without a fuss. Learning to communicate with your dog makes going out and about a much less stressful experience for both you and your animal!
By creating this line of communication with your pet, you will be able to build trust and keep your dog safe when around other people, animals, and busy areas where distractions and dangers can put your pup at risk.
… And 3 That Are For Fun!
Once you've mastered the basics, try out some of these fun tricks and commands: 1. Kisses: Teaching your dog "kisses" is a cute way to impress your friends, and show some love to your pup! A great tip when teaching your pet new tricks - be sure to always have some of their favourite treats on hand to reward them when they succeed! This will help them learn on the go.
2. Fetch: On a hot summer day, getting to play a classic game of fetch with your dog is the perfect way to spend an afternoon having fun at the park or beach! This is a great activity to have them learn this summer, and will also help keep up an active and healthy lifestyle for both you and your dog.
3. Get In The Car: What makes a dog more excited than hearing "wanna go for a walk"? How about "get in the car"! Learning this command will help get you and your pet out of the house and into the wilderness, or wherever the day may take you! This command is incredibly valuable for travel, fun, and it is a total time saver for everyone.