Dog training hand signals are fun to teach and easy for most dogs to understand. More than that, teaching your dog hand signals can be helpful when communicating in situations when your dog can’t hear you well.
Dogs are adept at responding to human body language cues, so teaching them to follow verbal and nonverbal commands simultaneously can be highly beneficial. After a while, you can test them to determine which approach works best.
All you need to teach dog obedience hand signals are some positive reinforcements (dog treats or pieces of dog food kibble) and some know-how. There are several techniques for training your dog to follow hand signals. Here’s how to get started: