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of verbal cue only for sit, down and stand (without lures) Stay - don’t move from position (different from normal. This is not the traditional meaning of ‘don’t move location,’ it means Back - walk backwards Pop - jump backwards This way – turn direction 180 degrees (used while heeling) Are you sleepy? – Yawns Say hello – places chin onto lap of sitting person What? – Soft barks Tell me more– loud bark Grrr – Growls Pout – places head on floor when lying down Lady like – crosses front paws when lying down Talk (different than barking) Don’t Peak (cover your eyes with both paws, while lying down) Meow (lick Lips & growl) “no” turn head in disagreement (do you agree?) Cover nose with both paws open door / pull latch lick your nose Under - go under chair, my legs while sitting on edge of couch, or other object Back flip When I sneeze, dog retrieves a Kleenex Smile - Dog grins showing teeth Give me kisses - dog licks Nice Kisses - to another dog Whisper - dog targets your ear as if to whisper something Eww – Paw over nose Dance – stands on hind legs Wave – paws the air Shake – left paw Paw – right paw S Shame – Hides face under a billow or blanket T Tasty? - Lick your lips Wipe your face - rub face with front paw Crawl Wiggle Wiggle - dog wiggles whole butt (Rose doesn’t have a tail to wag) Dig Kick a soccer ball with legs Push a large ball with nose Step into a comfort harness Take My Leg - grabs pant leg, but does not tug, just holds Scoot - moves forward in a sit position, barely lifting butt off of ground Reverse - Scoots backwards while in a sit Look – Makes eye contact and holds it House – Run into your crate Side – Heel on right side Close – Heel on left side Away – move away from me in general Go – drive straight away from me (a send out as in obedience). Tug/Get it – permission to grab an item or tug on toy with me Roll – rollover to left side Tumble - rollover to right side B Bedtime - Wrap yourself in a blanket (combo of take it, hold and roll/tumble) K Kill the toy (shake it violently) Clean the floor (allow me to drag you) Pow pow – version of play dead (Rose rolls on back with paws in the air and when “gun” is fired, she lays flat on side. High five/10 – while remaining in a sit, raises front paws to touch hand Jump - leaps straight into the air without touching the person
2 or 1 paw) Discriminations (use household objects) Retrieve/stack items . Can touch hand with paws. places front paws on edge of furniture and dips nose between front legs Beg .ehow.dog points.while in a sit.Put toys away Trash .get off of me when jumping. or does it in the air if person is at a distance Prayers . (areas with distinct separation between carpet and tile) Leave It . 3.blows bubbles in water bowl Spazz .html see 4 and 5. bathroom.sit means sit until I release dog or give another cue Lie Down . or the child’s pyramid donut toy Rear crosses out of crate with bumps Front crosses out of crate with bumps Balance walking parking curb or railroad tie Have crate lifted and moved about (preparing for flying) with dog inside Up / load up onto something Heel up stairs Heel down stairs Heel in figure 8 Paw Awareness: Target a disk with rear paw Perch work .circle around something 0 1 Behaviors Applicable for Agility Shaping: In/On/Around/Under/Off/flip -with paw and with nose Shadow Handling (circle work or LLW in a circle) Break – release word from any position Sit .dog shakes body like after a bath to dry off Get on a chair Slalom a football between traffic cones with her nose. etc. Which way . as in a pout. plates.down until I release dog or give another cue Back up stairs “With Me” off Leash Scent Tubes/Find it Games Tomato Can games (standing on them with 4.dog lays flat with head down touching floor.Jump Up & Down on the spot Jump Into My Arms J Jump through my arms J Jump and spin off of me J Jump onto my back Jump over my leg Touch – touches nose to hand or to object Target – touches object with paw Go outside?/touch – Rings a bell to ask to go out Louder – Rings bell louder Bring .lying down with back legs sprawled out behind her Flip .leave the object.circle counter clockwise Come by . J .dog is in begging is position. dog. like froggy Froggy . Out .dog sneezes Bear rug . or off of an object. person Say Please – sits up and begs Clean Pads – sits up and shows bottom of paws while in beg position.Fetch item Tidy Toys . etc.circle clockwise Circle .http://www.stack plastic cups.get out of the kitchen . traditional front leg point Away to me .flip a box or pillow over Bubbles .com/how_2325178_teach-dog-rear-leg-awareness. with back legs spread back. but front paws touching in front Stretch – a genuine stretching of hind legs and front legs Achoo . couch.Put stuff in the trash Off .
etc) Left and right (directionals) Spin . especially good to back into a box.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Dog keeps front feet on object (perch) and rotates around it with hind end.look forward at toy.touch disk or object with front paw target with rear paw . bowl. shoes.Walk while crossing front paws Paddle . etc. bathmat.great deceleration work Agility Commands: Long/broad jump Over .alternate lifting right paw.dog turns to its right side in circle Focus . jump etc. etc.not RUN down the slide .A frame .dog turns to its left side in circle Turn . (size of box decrease until all paws are in a tiny t tupperware container) S Stand with your front paws on my shoes W Walk backwards with your front paws on my shoes T Target with front paw .puts front leg around dog next to him L Limping on front leg W Who’s wasted? . Balance Disks play Physio ball play Tugging on a wobble board Ride a skateboard Walk upright on hind legs Stand on two paws (on same side) SLIDE down a child’s slide .Hurdle jump Tunnel Climb .touch disk or object with front paw Curtsy .leg weaving with dog circling around leg that is most forward Jig .bow with front legs crossed Moonwalk (back up while laying down) Touch another part of her body with her nose Cookie Stretches (foundation for left and right) (paws still body twists) Puppy yoga (downward facing dog) Puppy Pretzel (roll your head as far between your front legs as possible) Stretch while on your back Wiffle ball/target stick touches Turn off light with nose Through . P Pals . broomsticks.walk backwards. then left paw Get In . Also repeat with hind paws remain on perch and front feet walk around Pivots on front paw without perch Pivots on back paws without perch Walking through scattered poles. around leg that is furthest back Heel backing up Duration staying on your mat (dog bed.put all 4 paws inside a box.weaving backwards through legs. etc without touching them Climb a ladder Walking through ladder on ground forward put her rear paw on her nose Walking backward through ladder on ground Lift her front paw with mouth Lift her back paw with mouth Lift your rear leg on a person/chair etc W Walk on Front Paws Back paws on a wall Front paws on wall (like you are going to be frisked by a policeman) T Turn off light switch with paw Stand with your 4 paws on my 2 legs (while I am sitting on the floor with my legs out in front) Back .
Loose leash walking. 50 woman. hats. “Name” means give me your attention Relax in the crate or while in the car Ride in elevator or up an escalator Potty on different surfaces . facial hair. 50 new experiences every week/month People wearing sunglass. household items Not to bite humans .Weave Poles Table . beanies. ivy. dirt Potty on leash.(human should make a high pitch yip sound and stop play for 30sec before beginning play again) Calmness and focus on owner when distractions are near . and off leash (should be on leash for first 2 months) On back for grooming Tug .(do when they are big enough to stand in the water of the first step.bark.Teeter Tire Weave .start with no distractions and gradually add distractions and different locations. dinner dish). speech. including metal (spoon. Always let the dog have the freedom to get out when she chooses) Sit at the door to go out (or come in). snow. mat or other targeted location Take . ALL DIFFERENT TYPES OF PEOPLE Lying on side for grooming Nail trimming . bikes.pup will even learn to put nose through the loop when held out Shaping love of a crate “With me” .let go of toy immediately The FIFTY: puppy meets 50 men. ages. rear. 50 children. before getting released from crate. tugging with head halter on Drop . sizes. playtime with children or other dogs) by offering a good behavior . to Greet People Bath Tub Games To earn rewards (toys. grass. and ears being examined Accept hands over head Clip / unclip lead without bolting Recall . etc. attention. baggy clothing. You can use food or a toy to lure the dog in. See article Puppy’s name .pull hard on toy.skateboards. paws. Go to your bed. children running.hold the object in mouth In and out of a pool . food. bug sunglasses.use ONLY for good things.take an object in mouth Hold .use spoon to tap nails after dog accepts touching and holding of paws Take cookies nicely Introducing hold/retrieve of different textured items. but not a formal heel position Accept being held/touched anywhere Accept teeth. toys. treats. leaves. before getting in/out of car. face etc) Collar Grab Games Shaping the love of a head halter .Stay box/table Walk – Elevated Cat walk Important behaviors for life skills to teach your puppy ItsYerChoice (cookies on your paws. body. ethnicities.