Pawsome Tricks

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Teach Your Dog to Come

Wed, February 08, 2012

Teach your dog to 'come' on command by practicing at home with a long leash first, then graduate to working outside with no leash. Your command should be happy, but firm and end with a treat reward. Always use this command for something happy (for a trip to the vet or a bath, go get your dog instead).

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    Using a shorter leash, bring your dog closer to you, saying 'come.'

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    Move to a longer leash and call your dog to come.

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    Continue the training in an open but fenced-in area.