To teach your Schweizer Laufhund tricks, even the easy ones, you need to get hold of some yummy snacks, be in a secluded suitable location and manage to keep the teaching sessions to under fifteen minutes or the Schweizer Laufhund will begin to get tired. Bear in mind when he gets something right give him lots of appreciation and a reward treat, just take care not to get him excessively thrilled or he might lose concentration.
Teach your Schweizer Laufhund to give you his paw
To teach your Schweizer Laufhund to offer you his paw, initially get him to sit, then as you say the word ‘paw’ take his paw in your hand and give him a treat. After that do it again, and after a few tries do not take his paw so fast. Say the word ‘paw’, count to one and only then take it. You must observe that he is raising his paw upward as you state the word. If he does not then return to saying it at the very same time. Do it a couple more times then slow your reaction once again. After two or three sessions most Schweizer Laufhunds pick this trick up rather easily.
Teach your Schweizer Laufhund to give you a high 5
Like a lot of tricks the high five is a progression of a basic trick, in this case it’s the paw trick. Hold a snack in between your two fingers and raise your hand a little bit higher than you’d do for the paw trick. Your Schweizer Laufhund will expect you desire to do the paw trick and will grab the snack with his paw as we had trained him in the prior trick. Once he rises you say “high 5” and offer him the treat. When your Schweizer Laufhund has mastered the paw trick this one will probably be very easy to understand and with only a few sessions he will be accomplishing it on hand signal instead of voice control.
Teach your Schweizer Laufhund to leap through a hoop
Before you start this 1 I would just like to ask you to be a little sensible and not hold the hoop too high up as you don’t really want your Schweizer Laufhund to hurt himself while practicing the trick. Place your Schweizer Laufhund to one side of a hula hoop, get him to take note of your hand on the other side of the hoop. Place a treat in your hand and offer the Schweizer Laufhund the direction to stop sitting. Initially he may try to walk around or beneath the hula hoop. If this occurs start again. Your Schweizer Laufhund desires the snack and will quickly find out that going around or underneath does not get it done so he’ll soon begin going through it. The minute he does, state “hoop” and offer him the treat. He’ll quickly be jumping through the hoop upon the command of “hoop”. When I first began doing this trick I had a medium sized dog, so I began with the hoop 6 inches from the floor and slowly brought it to waist high. In the case that you possess a smaller sized dog you might want to start with the hoop on the ground so he just goes through the hoop and after that gradually elevate it more as he gets accustomed to the trick.
I hope you have enjoyed learning these 3 tricks you can teach your Schweizer Laufhund. Have patience with your Schweizer Laufhund and most importantly, have fun!
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