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Walnut knows quite a bit of stuff, but we've trained them to be default behaviours. He's 11 months and knows:

- come
- sit
- down
- bang bang
- rollover
- rollback (to roll back around)
- go to your mat
- stop (to literally stop where he is)
- stop from far (stops and usually sits - this is to prevent him from running across roads)
- bed time (goes to his crate and waits)
- touch (for targeting)
- heel (does a turn from behind you and sits at your right)
- easy (bite gently)
- slow (slow down on walks if his head goes past my leg)
- go get it (fetch it)
- where is it? (search for it..usually doesn't give up for a LONG time)
- go back (turn around and take a few steps back)
- go to Christine (goes to my wife, usually carrying something in his mouth that I gave him to deliver) - he does the same when she tells him to come to me
- Where's christine? (looks for my both ways)
- take it (takes whatever i'm holding with his mouth)
- focus (look at me)
- drop it
- off
- no (stop doing what you're doing)
- ok (release)
- wait (don't eat until told to do so)
- up (goes from down to sit position)
- SPIN (spins clockwise)
- NIPS (spins counter-clockwise)
- Where's your nose (scratches nose)
- Paw (left paw)
- Other paw (right paw)
- reverse (walk backwards a few steps)
- shake (shake after shower to get rid of water on him) <- we try not to overdo this one, since I don't think shaking too much is good for dogs.
-Gimmie hug (climbs on thighs and puts head on shoulder)
-Proper hug (puts two from legs between your neck, and his head above your head)
- get your toy (if he leaves a toy behind, get your toy).

His default behaviours include:
- no marking on leash (default leave it)
- stop at doorways until released (ok)
- stop at stairs that lead to sidewalk by our condo (I taught this so he waits until I go down stairs while on rollerblades first)
- default "wait" when his food is served, until "ok'd"
- no jumping
- no stealing food off table when unsupervised (he got away with it only once)

We also trained hand signals, should he lose hearing once older:
- sit
- down
- stay
- touch (target)
- up

I think that's about it.

*edit* forgot two more:
- Go pee (pees on command - always works - this took a while to teach)
- Go poo (yup...tries to poop on command. Usually he's able to poop even just a bit)
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Well...Maddie is almost seven months now.
She's not as trained but
I copied your commands and am adding and deleting from that.

- sit
- sit (at a distance after being told to stay in a stand)
- down
- down (from a distance of fifty or more feet. Distance doesn't seem to matter to her, do
wn is down)
- go to your mat
- stay (to literally stop where she is as we are walking)
- crate (goes to her crate)
- touch (for targeting)
- heel (does a turn from behind you and sits at your right)
- side (heels from right side)
- easy (bite gently)
- up (find something to jump up upon)
- off (jump off something)
- go get it (fetch it)
- where is it? (search for it. does give up for a short time)
- go to Josh or Gwen (goes to my husband or to me)
- Where's Josh? (looks for Josh)
- take it (takes whatever i'm holding with his mouth)
- focus (look at me)
- drop it
- off
- ok (release)
- leave it (don't eat until told to do so)
- get gigi, the duck, the ball, dino (has a bunch of named toys)

His default behaviours include:
- default "wait" when his food is served, until "ok'd"
- default "wait" when the crate door is opened, until "ok'd"
- no jumping

We also trained hand signals.
- sit
- down
- stay

- Do your business (pees on command)

belongs to Amber (LiquidAmber II) June 1995-August 2010
Maddie (Essex Mountain Madrone) CGC Born April 17th, 2012

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