Dr. Yin’s Animal Behavior and Medicine Videos
Shaping Behaviors: Teach Your Dog to Somersault
Want to teach your dog a fun trick that most dogs won't know? Teach your dog to somersault! Using a target and some tasty treats, Zoe the australian cattle dog learns how to do a somersault. This trick is best taught to dogs with longer legs.
It's fun and easy to train dogs to ride a skateboard. What's even better is that the steps used in training this trick are also useful as a game for training your dog to focus on you and be happy around objects and in situations that are otherwise scary.
Dog Gets Kleenex: Jonesy Says Gesundheit is a cute example of a trick that can be shaped. If your dog already knows how to fetch, substituting a kleenex and adding a cue is simple.
Here is one of many funny dog tricks that you can teach your dog. Jonesy the jack russell terrier can karate kick!