Dog Care 101 Tip #199: High-Five Trick Training
Yes, your dog is cute. But how cool would it be to give your dog a high-five?! “Good Boy, Fido!” followed by a head pat can quickly become “Good Boy, Fido! High-Five” followed by interspecies coolness. What’s more awesome than that?
BestBullySticks.com knows once your dog has mastered standard training commands, a few tricks in your dog’s training scholarship and your dog will not only be the cutest and best behaved at the dog park, but the most talented as well! Plus, we thought it would be fun to send off National Train Your Dog Month with a little something extra.
Teaching the High-Five Trick
If you’re not familiar with clicker training, read up on it here. Also, your dog must have the “sit” command mastered before teaching this trick.
Have your dog sit in front of you. Place a desirable treat in your hand and make a fist. Let your dog sniff your hand to let them know the treat is there. Move the hand with the hidden treat above your dog’s head, just out of reach. Have the clicker ready in your other hand. Read more