Are you into your board sports and love nothing more than skating down a hill with the wind in your hair? Do you want to share the experience with your best friend? But what if your best friend is an adorable pup? Not to worry, with this guide you can still share your skateboarding experience with your pooch. Not only will it be a great bonding experience for both of you and another trip out that you can take your furry best friend on, imagine how cool you and your pooch will look skateboarding along together, it’s sure to turn a few friends' heads. They’ll think your pooch is the coolest dog in the world.
We're sure you’ll agree that it’s important to have fun with your four-legged best friend, in which case, it’s good to teach your pooch a few fun tricks as well as the standard obedience commands. However, teaching your dog to skateboard isn’t for the faint-hearted, this will be a difficult trick for your pooch to learn. However, if you master it, it’s certain to bring you both a lot closer.
This trick can be dangerous and your pooch should be fully grown before you start teaching them, therefore it would be best suited to dogs that are at least a year old. It is also best to teach this trick to breeds of dogs that are intelligent, sturdy, and not too large, as of course, your pooch will need to fit on the board. Bulldogs and Staffordshire Bull Terriers seem to be the breeds best suited to picking up this trick.
Teaching your four-legged friend the ways of the skateboard won’t be the easiest task, therefore you’ll need to be patient with him. Take it slow and if he’s not getting it, give him a break or go back a step in the methods. To teach your pooch this trick as well as a good attitude, you’ll need some tasty treats and, of course, a skateboard. However, you need to get the right skateboard for your pooch, as it’ll have to be a wide skateboard that all four paws can fit on easily.