Tricks or cues?
Heel left and right
Stay (in sit, down or stand - out of sight)
Go to your bed (i.e. put your butt on your bed)
Bedtime (go downstairs)
Get in (the kennel, the car, etc)
This way (when he's off leash and he wants to go one way)
and he'll lay down on a whistle cue, too.
Get your leash (i.e. find leash and bring it to me)
Get your collar (same as above but his leather collar with tags)
Get my shoes (find my shoes)
Other shoe (when he gets me the wrong one)
Doesn't have a 'cue' but when i hold his collar, he puts his head through it
'be nice". Usually used when I have a new foster puppy, just a reminder to be gentle
Supper. He runs to his eating spot in the backyard.
Out of the kitchen. self-explanatory.
Touch. He'll touch his nose to anywhere I'm pointing. I'm trying to get him to "touch" the crosswalk button so i don't have to. So far a combination of "up" and "touch" seems to be working.
And he'll close doors and cupboards behind him, without needing a cue. He's gotten stuck in bathrooms and downstairs a few times
Bang you're dead #1 (he immediately drops to the ground and rolls onto his back)
Bang you're dead #2 (he dies a 'hero's death' where he flops around and staggers a bit before rolling onto his back)
Get me a beer
"Bring me"_____: the paper, a binder, a pen, my book. I can usually guide him with verbal cues if he doesn't know the word for the item.
"Take it to______": insert person's name and he'll take it to a family member
"Bring it______": insert location (downstairs, outside, kitchen, and he'll go there). He brought my purse, my textbooks, and my binders down to the basement today. Saved me a few trips!
"Where's Blue?" will get ranger running to the front door because he thinks blue is coming up the walk way. If blue isn't there, he runs around the house trying to find him.
and he knows the names of most of his toys, so will bring me them when i ask for them by name. I think it's obvious from this post that 1) I have too much time on my hands and 2) we have bad weather and are stuck inside a lot!