Three Tricks You Can Teach Your Swedish Lapphund Now

Posted by on May 17, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Swedish Lapphund | 0 comments

3 Tricks To Teach Your Swedish Lapphund
3 Tricks To Teach Your Swedish Lapphund

To teach your Swedish Lapphund tricks, even the easy ones, you need to provide some tasty treats, take him to a secluded suitable location and hold the learning sessions to ten to fifteen minutes or the Swedish Lapphund will begin to get tired. Bear in mind when he gets something right give him great deals of praise and a reward treat, however beware not to get him extra fired up or he may perhaps lose focus.

Teach your Swedish Lapphund to give you his paw

To train your Swedish Lapphund to offer you his paw, first get him to sit, then as you say the word ‘paw’ take his paw in your hand and give him a treat. And then do this again, and after a couple of times don’t take his paw so quickly. State the word ‘paw’, count to one and then after that take it. You ought to observe that he is raising his paw up as you say the word. If he doesn’t then return to saying it at the very same time. Do it a couple of more times then slow your response once again. After a couple of sessions most Swedish Lapphunds pick this trick up quite quickly.

Teach your Swedish Lapphund to offer you a high five

Like a great deal of tricks the high five is a continuation of a more basic trick, and in this case the paw trick. Place a snack in your fingers and lift your hand just a little higher than you’d do for the paw trick. Your Swedish Lapphund will expect you desire to do the paw trick and will reach for the treat with his paw as we taught him earlier. As he reaches up you state “high five” and offer him the treat. As soon as your Swedish Lapphund has mastered the paw trick this 1 will likely be really simple to master and with just a few sessions he will be accomplishing it from your hand signal rather than voice control.

Teach your Swedish Lapphund to leap through a hoop

Before you begin this 1 I would simply like to ask you to be a little sensible and not hold the hoop too high up as you do not want your Swedish Lapphund to hurt himself while practicing the trick. Place your Swedish Lapphund to one side of a hula hoop, get him to focus on your hand on the opposite side of the hoop. Place a treat in your hand and give the Swedish Lapphund the direction to stop sitting. At first he might try to walk around or underneath the hula hoop. In the event that this takes place start again. Your Swedish Lapphund wants the treat and will quickly learn that walking around or under does not get it done so he will soon begin going through it. When he does, state “hoop” and offer him the treat. He’ll quickly be leaping through the hoop on the command of “hoop”. When I initially started teaching this trick I had a medium sized dog, so I began with the hoop 6 inches from the floor and gradually lifted it to waist height. If you possess a smaller sized dog you might wish to start with the hoop touching the ground so he just goes through the hoop and after that slowly elevate it once he gets accustomed to the trick.

I really hope you have enjoyed these 3 tricks you can teach your Swedish Lapphund. Have patience with your Swedish Lapphund and most importantly, have fun!

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