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Simple Dog Tricks You'll Want To Teach Your Dog

01/28/2016 04:29 EST | Updated 01/29/2016 06:59 EST
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They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but we're pretty sure with lots of patience, praise and a big bag of treats, you can train any dog to do exactly what you want.

In the slideshow below, we look at 15 simple tricks you'll have fun teaching your dog. From high fives to covering their eyes, these tricks will give your four-legged friend a physical and mental workout.

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Of course, before you start with these tricks you'll want to make sure your dog can follow basic commands like sit, come, stay and leave it. Obedience schools are a great option for both puppies and older dogs, but if you want to tackle the training at home, famed dog whisperer Cesar Milan has five essential tips at this link.

Check out these simple dog tricks below:

Simple Dog Tricks