How to Teach Your Dog the High Five Trick

Learn how to teach your dog the high five trick in this Howcast video with Andrea Arden Dog Training.

Tricks training is a wonderful activity for you and your dog it improves their ability to learn and more importantly your ability to teach. With practice your timing and observational skills will get great and you and your dog will have a lot of fun. A fun trick to train is high five and we would like to say if your dog knows paw they’re ready to move on to high five paw is the
of tricks training you get paw, you get high five, and then you’re ready to move on the wave, but for now let’s focus on high five. First I’m gonna warm walter up with doing a couple paws, good, to make sure his arm is nice and warm up, good, and he’s thinking about his feet and is thinking about making connection with his paw, good, to my paw. When he’s kind of paw happy I’m just gonna switch the position of my hand a little bit, good, so it presents itself more like a high five, good. The criteria for the dog is that when I present my hand like a cup, good, he gives me his paw and that’s the direction behavior, good, meaning he should set up his paw in my hand for as long as I wish, different reason, where is high five is a contact sport, good, all he has to do is tap it, good, when he taps my hand I’ll tap him, good, and then I follow it with the trick and now with got paw, good, and high five, good, and kids love doing that with your dog so have fun with your training and get your dog to high fiveI