Ever wonder what dog obedience training commands you should be using with your dog? Teaching your dog to respond to commands achieves three important goals:
1. It helps establish a more balanced relationship between you and your dog.
2. It promotes a vocabulary that your dog understands… a way of communicating with him/her.
3. It is a useful tool for exercising your dog’s mind and body.
The following is a list of 11 commonly used dog obedience training voice commands used by professional dog trainers:
These First Three Are The Most Fundamental Dog Obedience Training Commands You Should Teach
1. “Come”: This command is used to bring the dog to the owner.
2. “Down”: This command is used to make the dog go to the ground lying face down.
3. “Heel”: This command is used to make the dog walk to the owner’s left side. It is also used to make the dog go to heel position from the come-fore position.
These Next Three Dog Obedience Training Are Fairly Basic:
4. “No”: This is used to let the dog know that he has done something wrong.
5. “Sit”: This command is used to make the dog sit down.
6. “Stand”: This is used to bring the dog up on all four feet.
7. “Stay”: This command is used (by some trainers) to keep the dog in either the sitting or the standing position.
Dog Obedience Training Commands Like
“Fetch” and “Find It” Are A Little More Advanced
8. “Fetch” or “Take it”: This command is used to make the dog take an object from either off the ground or the hand.
9. “Find it” or “Look for it”: This is used to make the dog seek for an object that he recognizes only by smell such as tracking or seeking a lost article.
10. “Hup”: This command is used to make the dog jump.
11. “Free”: (Alternate: “Take A Break”) Used to communicate to your dog that the exercise is finished.
Practice these dog obedience training commands every day with your dog to ward off boredom and develop a more satisfying relationship with your canine companion.