Trick Question

Discussion in 'Dog Tricks' started by EDG, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. EDG Active Member

    How can I get my miniture schnauzer, Sammy to go down on hard floor?

  2. Jean Cote Administrator

    Do you mean down on any floor or specific to a hard wood floor or tiles? Does your schnauzer do it on carpet?
  3. EDG Active Member

    Yes, she goes down on carpet, but not wood or linoleum.
  4. fly30 Experienced Member

    How old is she ? It's better to learn on soft floors for young dogs (better for their spine). I know that Fly would not roll on tiles but enjoys rolling in the lawn. I think it's just as well.
  5. EDG Active Member

    She is 1 1/2 years old. She does great on carpet.:D Maybe a clicker would work, though I don't have one.
  6. fly30 Experienced Member

    I'm not sure a clicker would change your world. I think your dog likes being comfortable :)
  7. fickla Experienced Member

    Well if she likes going down and does so quickly on carpet then I would try a small mat on hardwood floor. (if she doesn't have a fast down on carpet then I would work on speed!). Then a blanket, then a washcloth, and by that time she would be more on the floor than the towel and you should have no problem. Some dogs just don't like hard surfaces!
  8. EDG Active Member

    She sure does like being comfortable!;)
  9. EDG Active Member

    Thanks a lot!:D This should help a lot. I"ll post if it doesn't work. If anyone has any other ideas, please tell me.

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