How to Teach Your Dog to Play Dead
Written by the MasterClass staff
Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read
“Play dead” is a classic dog trick where the dog owner gives a signal, and the dog flops onto their side with their belly exposed. While playing dead is not a necessary dog training command like “sit” or “heel,” it is a fun trick that can be enjoyable and rewarding for both dogs and their trainers.