Begging this trick in a seated position, once the dog has done it correctly; do the trick when he goes” UP”.

  1. Say “NAME + STAY” to calm the dog; keep his head immobile by holding his nose in a position that allows you to balance the biscuit. Select a biscuit that is just the right size for this trick. When the dog keeps his head still and in the right angle, congratulate him with the SR” SOUND + GOOD!”, and give him a treat.
  2. At the beginning, in order to avoid that the dog eat the biscuit at lightning speed, use something else besides food. Place any safe object that can be maintained on the dog’s nose, and wait a few seconds. If the dog keeps the object in place for a few seconds, congratulate him with the SR “SOUND + GOOD!”, and release him from the command by giving the cue” O.K.” The dog may then catch the object. Gradually increase the time the dog must maintain the object in balance.
  3. When the dog feels comfortable whit an object, you can use food. if the dog lacks patience, put the biscuit in clear plastic wrapping. A dog that attempts to eat the biscuit before you have given him the release cue “O.K.” should get the VW “HEY!” without the spray, and the biscuit should be promptly removed. When the dog’s performance is good with the biscuit wrapped, try it without wrapping.
  4. When the dog can do the trick in the seated position, he can now do it while going “UP!”. You say “Want a biscuit? Yes? UP! THERE’S A BISCUIT ON YOUR NOSE ! “ “O.K., TAKE – RS “SOUND + GOOD!”.


  1. Give the command “WALK”. Take your rope, and when the dog grips it solidly with his mouth, lift him and maintain him in balance by holding him by the torso, directly under his forelegs. Once the position is set, give the command “WALK” once more, and take a few steps back. Congratulate your dog by giving him the SR “SOUND + GOOD!”, and a reward. If the dog knows the command to “JUMP!”, you can use this command to lift and hold his torso. By repeating the repeating the exercise, the dog will need less support on your part, so be vigilant to determine when the dog will be ready to progress. Watch the position of the dog’s back; it must not be too far back, or too far forward. The dog will get accustomed to this position to maintain his balance. It is easier to perfo rm this manoeuvre with a small dog, as your can do it with your hands, one in the back, one in the front.
  2. When the dog no longer needs any support, proceed with a leash (and a biscuit) for minimum support, and a treat to entice him into assuming the proper position. Give the command “WALK!”; holding the leash and the treat, apply tension directly upwards.
  3. Take a few steps back, moving the treat, always visible, in the right direction. When the dog has taken a few steps, congratulate him with the SR “SOUND + GOOD!”. (I is possible that his gravity center will pull him frontward; you must see to it that the front legs remain close to the stomach). If the dog has a problem with his balance, return to step 1.


This technique is identical to the one that your use for the hind legs. Place the dog in the desired position, and you will gradually be able to eliminate support assistance for the dog. At the beginning, hold his hind legs and do the “plough” with him. Take his hind legs and make him go forward in front of you. You must therefore lift the hind legs as high as possible. The legs must be curved so as to give adequate balance to the dog. When the dog can maintain a balanced position, make him go forward.

Note: This trick, the most difficult trick your can teach your dog, should be avoided if your own a big dog. You and your dog are now qualified as experts in tricks for dogs.

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