Teaching your dog to play dead is a great way to help your dog feel more comfortable around visitors and other dogs, as well as gain some experience in handling a potentially dangerous situation.While teaching your dog to play dead may seem like a difficult task at first, it is actually very simple. All you have to do is find a quiet place where you and your dog can be alone, such as the den or an empty room. Then, start by praising your dog when he sits or lies down and looks at you expectantly. Next, begin slowly moving closer to him, encouraging him to follow. Once he is about two or three feet away from you, quickly place your dog in a play dead position by crouching down and placing your hand on his head or neck. Then, stay in this position until he is thoroughly engaged in the game, which may take up to several minutes. Finally, let him come to you so that he can get back up and continue playing.
How do you teach your dog roll over and play dead?
Teach your dog roll over and play dead by rolling onto your tummy and putting your arms out with your fingers straight and your palms up. Then put your dog in a sit position behind your legs, with their teeth on your legs below the knees. Lastly, teach them to push and pull on their tail as you slowly walk backwards.You can also use this to teach them to play dead. Sit on the floor with you dog next to you, then put your arms out like before, then put one leg in the air. Once they do that 10 times, have them push it down, and go under it. Then raise back up so they try again and get under it again, then pull it back down again and go under it again, repeating this until they are playing dead on the floor or carpet.
How do I teach my puppy to spin?
While it is not necessary to teach your puppy to spin, it can be a fun and good exercise for the dog.Begin by leading your puppy around in a circle, then lifting one leg and spinning around. Remember to keep the puppy close and under control at all times.If your puppy is comfortable with this exercise, increase the speed of the spin and add in turns or stops. Once your puppy is comfortable with this, you can start decreasing the speed of the spin, but maintaining the circle. Eventually, your puppy will begin spinning around on its own.At this point, you can congratulate your dog on a job well done!