Teach the Trick: How to Play Dead

Dog trainer Mikkel Becker demonstrates how to train a dog to play dead and explains how this trick can be surprisingly helpful during vet exams

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Teach the Trick: How to Play Dead

Dog trainer Mikkel Becker demonstrates how to teach your dog to play dead. While it is fun to watch, it isn't just a parlor trick either. This command can be very helpful during veterinary exams. Most dogs don’t like being turned over on their side, but they'll have less stress going into this position if it has been a highly rewarded behavior.  

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