Expires:

Take A Bow

Teach Your Dog To Take A Bow

User Rating

Difficulty Rating


Likes

0
Saves

  • 0
    Completions

  • trophy icon2pts

    Teach Your Dog To Take A Bow

    Special Interest: Games TricksIndoor Play

    Have a show-dog on your hands or one that loves to be the center of attention? Why not teach him to take a bow so that he can wow all of his on-lookers and fans!

    Have your dog stand in front of you. Hold a treat at your dog’s mouth, say “bow”, and move your hand straight down to the floor while gently pushing on your dog’s upper back. Your dog’s head should go down while his butt remains up. Be careful not to push up on his nose or your dog may sit instead. If your dog is getting into a down position, hold up your dog’s belly towards the back and repeat the exercise. As soon as your dog bows, give him a release command such as “yes” or “ok” and give him the treat. Over time, you can introduce a hand gesture to make your dog bow. Train by using the “bow” command with your hand gesture and slowly decrease use of the command.

    Remember to be patient with your dog – he doesn’t have a long attention span so practice with your dog for a few minutes and then come back to it again later.

    It’s showtime! Let’s see your dog take a bow!

     

    Help a fellow dog owner! Do you have an adventure story? Contact us and we will link it to this pawtivity or event! Where did you go? What did you do? Please include any useful tips and advice that would help others!

    Activities: Dance, Freestyle, Training, Tricks

    TAGS: Dance, Freestyle, Training, Tricks

    Items Needed: Treats

    Safety: If your dog has a special condition or problems with his joints consult your vet.

      Suggested Prerequisites:

    • Sit
    • Stay

    Suggested Articles: -


    Who's Doing This?

    Completion Gallery

    Did you complete this pawtivity? Share your experience with others by uploading a photo. Earn points toward becoming top dog on the leaderboard.

    You May Also Like

    How To Camp With You...

    Tips for camping in the rain with your d...Read More

    Teach Your Dog to Stay On Command

    High Five

    Teach Your Dog To High Five...Read More

    Border Collie runs over seesaw (teeter) on an agility course.

    Seesaw

    Learn The Seesaw (Teeter)...Read More

    Norman The Scooter Dog

    Norman The Scooter D...

    Meet Norman the Scooter Dog. This dog ca...Read More