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Day: March 12, 2021

How to Teach a Dog to Lay Down

How to Teach a Dog to Lay Down

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian While teaching your furry friend to lay down on command may just seem like a fun trick, it’s actually an important trained skill that can help keep your pet both calm and safe. A dog that’s laying down is far less likely to bolt and jump up, which can come in handy when you’re answering the door, sitting outside of a restaurant, or hosting guests. When to Teach the ‘Lay Down’ Command While puppies have short attention spans, they’re capable of learning basic commands like “sit,” “lay down,” and “stay,” at a