To teach your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen tricks, even simple ones, you should carry some of his favorite treats, take him to a quiet suitable place and manage to keep the coaching sessions to ten to fifteen minutes or your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will start to get bored. Always remember when he gets something correct offer him lots of praise and a reward snack, but beware not to get him extremely excited or he may possibly lose focus.
Teach your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to give you his paw
To get your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to offer you his paw, initially get him to sit, then as you say the word ‘paw’ take his paw in your hand and offer him a snack. Now do it again, and after a few times don’t take his paw so quickly. State the word ‘paw’, count to one and then after that take it. You should discover that he is raising his paw up as you say the word. If he does not then go back to saying it at the very same time. Do it a couple more times then slow your reaction once again. After 2 or 3 sessions most Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens pick this trick up rather easily.
Teach your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to give you a high 5
Like a lot of tricks the high 5 is a progression of a simpler trick, and in this case the paw trick. Place a treat in your two fingers and raise your hand just a little higher than you’d raise it for the paw trick. Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will presume you wish to do the paw trick and will grab the snack with his paw as we had instructed him earlier. While he reaches up you say “high five” and offer your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen the treat. When your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has actually mastered the paw trick this one should be extremely easy to master and with just a few sessions he will be performing it from your hand signal rather than voice control.
Teach your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to jump through a hoop
Before you start this 1 I would simply like to ask you to be a little reasonable and not suspend the hoop higher than necessary as you don’t want your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to harm himself while doing the trick. Set your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen on 1 side of a hula hoop, get him to take note of your hand on the other side of the hoop. Hold a treat in your hand and give the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen the direction to stop sitting. At first he may attempt to walk around or beneath the hula hoop. When this occurs start again. Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen desires the treat and will soon find out that walking around or beneath does not work so he’ll soon start going through it. The moment he does, state “hoop” and give him the snack. He will soon be jumping through the hoop upon the command of “hoop”. When I initially began teaching this trick I had a medium sized dog, so I started with the hoop six inches from the ground and slowly lifted it to waist high. In the event that you own a smaller sized dog you may desire to begin with the hoop touching the ground so he just goes through the hoop and then gradually elevate it as he gets used to the trick.
I expect you have enjoyed these 3 tricks you can teach your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen. Have patience with your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen and most importantly, have a good time!
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