where's _____ (fill in blank with person's/dog's name)
are you ready?
My dogs are bi-lingual (Spanish & English) considering that all my employees, from ranch foreman to vaqueros are from Mexico. Even expletives!!!
Go for a walk/run
Are you Hungry
moms home/dads home
Want to go Outside
Go to bed/Bedtime
Go get your ball
Whatcha got?...( when they have a toy in their mouth, and you say that
they get all happy and weg their tail, like they are showing
you, what they have..lol )
back around (tiki knows when shes gotten tangled on her lead)
That's all I can think of now.. keeping in mind that these are mostly Tiki.. Squids on his way..
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Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill,
Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
Nature hates calculators.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Gimme five ( Slaps paw on my hand)
where's poppy ( DADDY)
bang ( drops to floor plays dead)
go to your room
did you do that? ( will slink off)
get me your kitty ( refers to any toy)
load up ( get in truck)
your so smart
wanna go to pet smart
lets go see doreen ( his Trainer)
hurry ( runs)
bring it here
shame on you
ok ( release )
this is only whiskey as Allie is just starting out but I am sure she will be just as smart. The girls ( Shih-Tzus ) do not know many at all or choose not to hear them lol
These are all phrases that would result in the cocking of their heads
Go for ride
Go for a walk
Where's the squirrell?
There's boogers in the woods
Go Bladin'? (roller blading)
Go play 'gility?
Are you hungry?
Go to bed
In addition they all know basic obedience commands, plenty of tricks and most of them know agility commands.
Tango knows the following, some are tricks, some aren't:
Stand- Hand & voice
Sit- Hand & voice
Stay- Hand & voice
Come- Hand & voice
Down- 2 hand signals & voice
Heel- hand & voice
Side (come to my left side) - Hand & voice
Front (sit in front of me) - Hand & voice
Bang! (play dead) - Hand & voice
Roll- Hand & voice
Paw, other paw- Hand & voice
Five- Hand & voice
Shake (as in physically shake, like she would if she was wet) - Voice
Get it (go get what we're pointing to)- Hand & voice
Leave it- Voice
Take it- Voice
Drop it- Voice
Hand (place object directly into my hand) - Hand & voice
Speak- Hand & voice
Bow- Hand & voice
Over (for jumps) - Hand & voice
Through (tunnel) - Hand & voice
Find it!- Voice
Lights (turn the light on or off) - Hand & voice
Bring it (Bring something to me) - Hand & voice
Nice/Gentle (means the same thing)- Voice
Off- Hand & voice
No.... (I never simply say no, it's 'no' followed with another word. Ex: No dig, No bark etc.)- voice
Get back/Go back/Back up- Hand & voice
Go to your place (her blanket) - Hand & voice
Go to bed (her crate) - Hand & voice
Lets go!- voice
Last one (when you're throwing a ball and you say this, she knows I'm not throwing it after that)- Voice
Get your ____! (Blank is usually a ball, Frisbee etc.) - Hand & voice
Focus (watch me and focus on me)- Hand & voice
Wait- Hand & voice
Up- Hand & voice
Wanna cookie?- Voice
Are you hungry?-Voice
What's that?/Who's there? (runs to the door to see if some one is here)- Voice
Dance- Hand & voice
Hold it- Hand & voice
Go/move/get out of the way- Hand & voice
Hurry up (when she goes outside)- Voice
Spin (turn in a circle to the left)- Hand & voice
'round (turn in a circle to the right) - Hand & voice
Turn (When I'm grooming her and want to do her other side, she turns the other way) - Hand & voice
Flat (Lay flat on her side. Most commonly used on the grooming table)- Voice
Half (Come up to a down position after laying flat)- Voice
Okay! (her release command)- Voice
I know I'm missing some of hers! She knows waay too many commands/tricks/etc. to think of them all.
The others only know these:
Go for a walk?
Sit pretty (Winston)
Journey - Oracle Twist of Fate TreeStarr
Dance - Tollwest's Dancing In Style CGN FM
My bc mix knows-
Go Do It(Go to the bathroom)
Give Me Five
Let's Go(when its time to go on walks)
Working on Quiet(she is doing very well with this one)LOL
Working on Drop It(doing very well too)
Working on Heel
I'm with Toller ... through my 50 years with many goldens they knew too many words to put down .... I've only had Ollie for 4 weeks tomorrow and I'd say he knows or understands my tone for at least 20 things. He and I are still learning .
A light for all who are crossing dark times.