How do I teach my dog to wipe his back paws? What to Know

To help you teach your dog (or cat) something new, the animal training duo have released two new books to help you learn from the comfort of your home.

If you want to teach your dog to wipe their feet before coming into the house, the good news is that it is very simple for you and your dog to learn how.

Whether you choose to share off what your pet has learnt to friends, family or Youtube watchers, is entirely up to you!

Weve got a simple, easy to follow three-step guide that will show you how you can teach your dog to wipe their feet and maybe youll have just a little less cleaning to do!

If you managed to catch ITVs Teach My Pet To Do That hosted by Alexander Armstrong, you may have been tempted to teach your dog something new.

If youre looking for paw cleaning strategies that require little or no training, check out this blog on no-touch paw cleaning.

If you have a dog who hates having their paws touched, consider training them to wipe their own paws! In the previous blog, I talk about how to start training your dog to wipe their front paws. This week, I focus on training a dog to wipe their rear paws.

Dog trainers love this trick because it utilizes the natural behavior of a dog and is helpful after long muddy walks, perfect for multi dog homes.

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this!

Great for cleaning off muddy paws after a walk, you can teach your dog to wipe his paws on a mat at the front door before entering the house.

Top tip; if your dog scratches the ground on walks you can also reinforce and reward this behavior using the command word. This will help him get the idea when learning the trick on a towel at home.

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