5 Fun Tricks To Train Your Dog

There's nothing better than coming home to a wagging tail and a wiggly butt. Dogs are known to be loyal companions and make their best friends. But they can also be a lot of fun! You can train your dog to do many fun tricks, and in this blog post, we will share some of our favorites. 

Here are five fun tricks to train your dog:

1. Shake Hands

"Shake Hands" is one of those cute things they'll learn easily and quickly. It doesn't matter if their breed has sensitive paws - repetition simplifies everything. 

Watch here for more details.

2. Sit Pretty

Teaching your dog to "Sit Pretty" is one of those fun tricks that dogs love doing. Not only are they adorable while performing the move, but it has many benefits for them too! It increases balance and body awareness in dogs, making this skill very useful when playing games or going on adventures with you later down the road. 

Check out this video for instructions.

3. Spin

"Spin" is a great way to introduce your dog to the importance of mastering basic tricks. It looks impressive and honestly seems more complicated than it turns out when you get into teaching them. Dogs tend to pick this up pretty quickly, which means that if they want advanced training in other areas, we all need simple skills like spinning or rolling over for their favorite treat at any time during playtime. 

This video will show you how to pull it off.

4. Roll Over

When you first start training your dog "Roll Over," it may seem like a challenging trick. This is a great trick for your dog to learn if they know the "down" cue before starting. It's a straightforward trick if done repetitively over time with practice! 

Click here to do it in a few easy steps!

5. Fetch

It can be challenging to get the hang of "Fetch." It is always popular when playing with your dog. Think how frustrating it is to throw a ball or Frisbee and have your pup return with nothing. Teaching your dog to play fetch is easy with positive reinforcement. Have a favorite toy they like the feel and sound of when playing games together to make this easier on both parties! 

Check out this video for additional instructions.

Final Thoughts

The next time you're tempted to reach for the treats, try one of these fun tricks to train your dog instead. With patience and positive reinforcement, you can have your dog performing like a pro in no time! 

And don't forget, our Buddy System Hands-Free Leash makes it easy to keep your training on track while keeping yourself safe. 

Have you tried any of these tricks? What was your favorite?

Let us know in the comments below!