Balance Beam

Can your dog walk across a balance beam like a gymnast? With a little help from you, I’ll bet she can!


1 A picnic bench makes a wide, stable balance beam. (Little dogs may need a stepping stool to help them up.) Hold a treat to your dog’s nose and move it slowly over the bench to get her to put her front paws up.


2 Continue to slowly move your treat forward, drawing your dog along.

3 Once she is up, slowly move your hand forward. ...

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