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Family Essential Training for Canine Homes

June 2023

The "Touch" Command

One of the first things I teach new dog owners is the Touch command. It can be so helpful in so many situations, and to teach other commands with. It’s very simple, easy to teach, and gets you and your dog off on a positive experience with training. Even if you dog knows a kazillion commands already, if they don’t know touch, you’ll want this in your training toolbox. Use as a distraction when working with unwanted behaviors, as a guide when teaching more complicated behaviors like crawling under obstacles or guiding around obstacles. Plus, it’s just fun to show people a trick that doesn’t need any space or equipment. So let’s look into how this is done.