To teach your Miniature Fox Terrier tricks, even the simple ones, you need to have some savory snacks, be in a remote suitable location and always keep the learning sessions to under 15 minutes or the Miniature Fox Terrier will start to get bored. Keep in mind when he gets something correct offer him great deals of praise and a reward treat, yet be careful not to get him too excited or he will lose focus.
Teach your Miniature Fox Terrier to give you his paw
To train your Miniature Fox Terrier to offer you his paw, first get him to sit, then as you state the word ‘paw’ take his paw in your hand and give him a treat. Next repeat this, and after a couple of tries do not take his paw so quickly. Say the word ‘paw’, count to 1 and then take it. You must discover that he is bringing his paw upward as you say the word. If he does not then return to stating it at the exact same time. Do it a couple of more times then slow your reaction once again. After a few sessions most Miniature Fox Terriers pick this trick up rather quickly.
Teach your Miniature Fox Terrier to give you a high five
Like a lot of tricks the high five is a progression of a simpler trick, in this case the paw trick. Place a snack in your two fingers and raise your hand a bit higher than you would raise it for the paw trick. Your Miniature Fox Terrier will think you want to perform the paw trick and will grab the snack with his paw as we instructed him in the previous trick. Once he rises you state “high 5” and offer your Miniature Fox Terrier the treat. When your Miniature Fox Terrier has actually mastered the paw trick this 1 ought to be really simple to master and with only a few sessions he will be performing it from your hand signal instead of from your voice.
Teach your Miniature Fox Terrier to leap through a hoop
Before you begin this one I would just like to ask you to be a little sensible and not hold the hoop too high up as you don’t want your Miniature Fox Terrier to hurt himself while doing the trick. Place your Miniature Fox Terrier to 1 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 Miniature Fox Terrier the direction to stop sitting. Initially he may attempt to go around or beneath the hoop. In the event that this takes place start once again. Your Miniature Fox Terrier wants the treat and will quickly learn that going around or below doesn’t get it done so he’ll quickly start going through it. As soon as he does, state “hoop” and give him the treat. He will quickly be leaping through the hoop on the command of “hoop”. When I began teaching this trick I owned a medium sized dog, so I started with the hoop six inches from the floor and slowly increased it to waist high. On the occasion that you have a smaller sized dog you may wish to begin with the hoop on the ground so he just goes through the hoop and then gradually elevate it more once he gets used to the trick.
I know you have enjoyed learning these 3 tricks you can teach your Miniature Fox Terrier. Have patience with your Miniature Fox Terrier and most importantly, have a good time!
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