How To Train: Hand Stand (video)

Discussion in 'Dog Tricks' started by ginauk84, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. southerngirl Honored Member

    Finally got Missy to back onto the wall, but with my help. Anyone have ideas how to build up her upper body(front legs) other than working on her handstand everyday?
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  2. LarsAndJackson Active Member

    Haha! That is so awesome! Nice 1.
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  3. SarahtheSniper Well-Known Member

    Your dog is really cute! :D
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  4. CrisM Well-Known Member

    Paige is adorable! And very talented!

    Valentine and I are working on the handstand right now. This is the video I made for it a little while ago. She's a bit higher than this now, but she still has a ways to go.

  5. MaryK Honored Member

    Valentine is adorable, she's doing so well:D
  6. southerngirl Honored Member

    Valentine is doing great.
    Yesterday Missy did a handstand on her own(no wall or help from me). It was only for a second or so, but I was so proud and gave her lots of treats.
  7. MaryK Honored Member

    Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's really awesome, Missy's such a beautiful gal, I bet you're proud of her and rightly so!:D(y)
  8. Petlawn Member

    Nice video i tried this trick but My ABBY not following the instructions.. well give it try again lets see :)
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  9. Dogster Honored Member

    Woohoo!!! Yay Missy!!!!! That's fantastic!!!!:D
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  10. madeleine Experienced Member

    That is great off Missy!!!! How long have you trained this trick?
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  11. southerngirl Honored Member

    I started teaching her this in September, but I did take a break from it so I've been teaching her for about 3 months. It is a hard trick because I started teaching her to back onto stacked books, than a mushroom chair, than my dresser(she couldn't use the wall at first because it was too slick), wall and now she is learning without any props. At first with the dresser I had to help her and same when we went to the wall. Now she has to build up her strength so she can do it on her own. Right now she is only able to get fully up every once in a while.
  12. madeleine Experienced Member

    It does take a lot off time to build up those musscles. Good job though!!!
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  13. southerngirl Honored Member


    Here is a video on a training session of the handstand. She didn't do a full one this time.
  14. MaryK Honored Member

    Missy is doing so well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) You can see she obviously knows what you want!(y) Just needs to build up the muscle memory a little more. Love the wagging tail.:love:
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  15. southerngirl Honored Member

    Yeah she's trying to get her legs up. Every once in a while I'll help her get all the way up and treat her to remind her what our goal is.
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  16. CrisM Well-Known Member

    Good job!!!
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  17. madeleine Experienced Member

    Missy is doing great!
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  18. Dogster Honored Member

    Missy is doing very well!!!!!!:D She'll have a perfect handstand before you know it!!!:)
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  19. fly30 Experienced Member

    The first time we practices, Fly hurt her back. So I left this trick aside. After a while, she decided that trees were good support.
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  20. Dogster Honored Member

    That is soo CUTE!!!!:love:

    (I didn't notice that Fly had brown fur behind her ears-adorable!!!:) )
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