What’s up everyone! In this video I cover the process of beginning to teach the Down command! Even if your dog can already down, you can take the concepts from this video and apply them to teaching almost any obedience behavior! Enjoy!
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Boy oh he’s a big boy what’s up y’all Andy Krueger here today’s video how to Train the down command Are you ready beans That’s a yes let’s go [Applause] Oh All right guys three month old puppy Here you can do this with the dog of any Age of course there’s advantages to Starting early here’s what you need You need puppies kibble and you need Puppy to want the kibble first step Puppy I’m up here Puppy really on to a scent there Food Boom First step if your puppy can’t do this Don’t move on Hand feeding cupping my hand holding the Food in luring straight forward He eats Lauren he eats Lauren he eats He’s learning how to follow a lure You’re gonna need this for down Two ways to teach the down you could do It from the sit position or the stand With little beans here I’m gonna do it From the stand So back to my lore that he’s doing good With I push straight down and in Open the hand jackpot Boy don’t worry about stay right now we Just need the act of laying down he’s Following the lure we need his head
Straight not his head up we need the Hedge parallel with his body I’m gonna Push down and in bingo You got it little buddy rinse and repeat Rinse and repeat when the puppy has this Down like clockwork when the puppy just Starts laying down on his own like hey This pays we can start fading The lure But don’t you jump ahead this is basic Day one stuff following the food down And in Oh yeah Hand opens up Come on buddy oh yeah here we go look Alive look alive Of course lease training hasn’t begun Yet Foreign [Music] It’s really that simple it’s that quick It’s that easy puppies following the Lore I push down and in if you push down And in and your dog just totally doesn’t Do it give it time keep trying have Patience some dogs do better starting in A sit to lay down I like from the stand I can get a nice Clean fold back that’s it y’all what’d You think beansy boy Benzie He liked it Sometimes for a puppy like you see he’s Very oh man look at all this stuff Instead of doing a song and dance and
Making kissy noises and Acting like a clown if he’s a little bit Checked out I just do this Stick that food in his face and you get Him back Good boy buddy There it is Buddy there it is Big BJ Simple basic easy let me know in the Comments y’all who’s got a puppy how’s The down coming who’s got an older dog How’s the down coming hit me up hit the Patreon get you some merch we’ll see on The next video come on beansy boy that’s It you’re hitting the showers let’s go I Get a lot of questions Andy the dog’s Destroying my hand when I go to hand Feed at any tips Not being in person and not being able To actually manipulate the dog with my Hand that’s a really tough one you have To start this day one One tip I like to do though is the dog Will follow the food with a lure and Then watch How I give it to them follow Bam give it to them I kind of like to shove it back into him Because if he’s just coming out to get It he could bang up your hands here it Is basic puppy stuff See the food’s flying he doesn’t know How to take it yet he’s just looking at It and the food’s flying everywhere Basic luring If your dog gets distracted when you go
Outside and won’t take food I mean this in the nicest way possible You’ve messed something up This thing should be able to do this Exercise anywhere anytime of course the First time I take them to the farmer’s Market to do it it won’t be as good as Here he’ll be distracted as heck but the Idea is I have something solid built and I just keep going back keep going back By the fourth or fifth trip he’s a Hundred times better So just this both hands guys Puppy 101 Loring