Dog Training Come Command
How to get a dog to come when called using your dog's natural
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your dog to come is one of the first commands you should teach him.
If your dog doesn't know the come command and ignores you when you
call him, you’ll have a hard time doing almost anything with your
Anytime you need your dog, you’ll have to go
and track him down. For most everyone, this gets old pretty fast and
is a waste of time. Training your dog to come when called will make life much
easier on you and your dog too.
When your dog will not come and runs away from you -
Its a game
You may have had the experience of calling your dog to come
and then running after your dog when he doesn’t listen. Instead of
staying still and letting you reach him, your will not come and runs
away from you in the opposite direction. Why did he do that? Why does he
look so pleased with himself when you’re angrily running after him?
Well, by running after your him when your dog will not come
and runs away from you, you’ve unwittingly engaged
him in a game of chase.
You may be running out of breath and yelling
at your dog to stop, but your dog is having a blast because he
thinks that being chased is one of the most fun games in the world.
Using natural dog instincts to get a dog to
come when called
If you’ve ever seen two dogs play together, chase is one of
the first games that they’ll play. It is your dog’s natural instinct
to run when someone is chasing him, and it is also natural for him
to chase a moving object when he sees one. When teaching your dog to
come when called, you can use these instincts to your advantage. You become the
moving object and your dog naturally comes to you, it is part of his
instinct to do so.
If you lure him, your dog will come to you
Another aspect to training your dog the come command is to make him
believe that good things will happen when he comes to you by luring
him with treats and happy words. Many dogs will not come to an angry
voice because a dog doesn’t want to come to you if you’re going to
punish him. Always keep your voice in a happy and upbeat tone when
calling your dog to come. When you use treats, let him see them so
he knows that if he comes, there’s a good chance he’ll get a tasty
Dog Training Come Command -
When teaching your
dog to come, use the following methods:
your dog on a long leash or in an enclosed area (such as a fenced
away from your dog or let your dog wander away from you on his own.
a treat in your hand.
your arm extended in front of you and your hand formed into a fist
around the treat, Call your dog to come using his name (for example
your dog looks up at you, jog a few steps backwards and bend your
arm at the elbow to bring your fist to your chest. Continue calling
dog will run towards you.
your dog has reached you, stop moving, hold your fist up in front of
him and give him the treat from your hand.
“Good come” and praise your dog for a job well done.
is one of the easier commands for dogs to learn, so you can practice
a lot without your dog becoming tired or frustrated. You will know
when your dog has mastered the technique and doesn’t need much more