Dog training tips: go to & hand targeting


Adam Cecil

Adam Cecil

Former Staff Writer

Adam Cecil is a former staff writer for Policygenius, a digital insurance brokerage trying to make sense of insurance for consumers. He is a podcast producer, writer, and video maker based in Brooklyn, NY.

Published January 8, 2015

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Dog training isn't just for parlor tricks - it's an essential tool for communicating with your canine friend. These two tools, "go to" and "hand targeting," were suggested by New York dog trainer Andrea Arden in our article "How to prepare your dog for your new baby." While the article is about preparing dogs for kids, go to and hand targeting are useful commands to have in any dog's toolkit.Check out the two infographics below to learn how to teach your dog these commands!

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