3 Fun Focus Dog Training Games

Did you know you can teach your pup to look at you (by default) for direction?

There are two types of ‘focus’ you can teach your pup:

  1. Put it on cue (say their name/or ‘look at me’ to get them to focus on you)

I have three fun (and easy) games to teach default attention behavior. You can check it out in the video below, or keep reading!

All you need is a clicker, high-value treats, and your dog or puppy on a leash!

Game One — Reward for looking

  1. Drop a treat by your feet

Game Two — Learning to Come Back

  1. Toss a treat 2–3 feet away

Game Three — Engage/Disengage

For this one you will need a small distraction — either a toy/play barking sounds on YouTube

  1. Make/play a noise that won’t scare them, but doesn’t get them too excited (away from you)

Originally published at https://lisagallegosonline.com on February 23, 2021.



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Lisa Ullery Gallegos

I’m a Certified Professional Dog Trainer with free training videos on my YouTube channel, “Lisa Gallegos Dog Training”