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Our service dog puppies are not ordinary…they are extraordinary! They learn some amazing things and go on to help others as working dogs. Dublin has become the eyes for his partner and helps guide her around town her out of harms way. Apache helps his partner, a wounded warrior with PTSD live a more independent life.
These pups we raise and train start off with us as helpless 7 week old puppies, but leave us working and helping others live their lives to the fullest. It’s a beautiful thing! Our puppies in training are truly extraordinary!
One of the many commands we teach our guide dog puppies is a down-stay. We work for months on perfecting down-stays by slowly increasing the duration and difficulty.
Just the other day I was browsing the internet and came across these two dogs performing the ultimate down-stay!
The Ultimate Down-Stay
Do you think your pups can perform a down-stay as good as the two dogs in this video? Check it out and put your pups to the test!
It looks like a Doxie and a Puggle. Seriously, they are so still you almost don’t even notice them the first time through the video. 4 minute and 25 second down-stay! Good job you two! And I’m sure you could have extended that down-stay another 10 minutes.
Maybe they’re just stuffed toys 🙂
Oh and by the way, the Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel cover wasn’t too shabby as well!
Love that video! I wish I had as much talent as she does in her little pinky…EXTRAORDINARY!!!
Top Picks For Our Puppies
- BEST PUPPY TOY
We Like: Calmeroos Puppy Toy w/ Heartbeat and Heat Packs - Perfect for new puppies. Helps ease anxiety in their new home.
- BEST DOG CHEW
We Like: Mighty Paw Naturals Bully Sticks - All of our puppies love to bite, nip, and chew. We love using Bully Sticks to help divert these unwanted behaviors.
- BEST DOG TREATS
We Like: Crazy Dog Train-Me Treats - We use these as our high-value treats for our guide dog puppies.
- BEST FRESH DOG FOOD
We Like: The Farmer's Dog - A couple months ago we started feeding Raven fresh dog food and she loves it! Get 50% off your first order of The Farmer's Dog.
Check out more of our favorites on our New Puppy Checklist.