Teach your dog to weave through your legs with this simple dog training tip. This tip was taken from the Dog Training Planner.

Outcome: Dog Learns to Weave Through Your Legs

This is a seven step guide to teach your dog to weave through your legs. You will need a clicker and lots of treats when teaching this trick and remember to have lots of patience with your dog. Once your dog is consistently doing the figure of 8 motion, they can move on to learn how to do a walking weave.

Step 1: 

Start with your dog in front of you. Lure them through your legs in a figure of 8. Reward continually to encourage them through the movement. 

Step 2: 

Reduce the amount of treats you give as the dog moves through the movement. 

Step 3: 

Get your dog to do a complete figure of eight before giving a reward. Continue to practice until your dog in doing it consistently. 

Step 4: 

Add a verbal marker when your dog completes a figure of 8 by saying ‘good job.’ 

Step 5: 

Get your dog to do multiple figure of 8’s and reward at random points with treats and the verbal marker. 

Step 6: 

Advance to a walking weave. 

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