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How can i train my dog to wake me up? Answered

I have the horrible problem of not being able to be awoken by a normal alarm, and i was wondering if anyone had tips on how to train my dog to jump on me and lick my face when the alarm goes off? (my dog is the big husky, Sasha, but i like Ricardo, the puppy, as well)

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benthekahn

Best Answer 9 years ago

I am no expert on dog training, but if your dogs are anything like mine they will do a lot for a little treat. I would suggest setting your alarm and when It goes off give your dog a treat while laying in bed. After a few weeks of this your dog should hear the alarm and go get into your bed and wake you to get his treat. I don't know if this will work, but it definitely could.

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sathya.priya.370

3 years ago

SIR ITS VERY USEFUL TIPS I AM VERY EAGER TO TRAIN DOGS BUT I KNOW ONLY SIMPLE STEPS AND I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO TRAIN PUPPY FOR POTTY HE NEED TO USE POTTY ONLY WHEN I TAKE FOR WALKING

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Brennn10

9 years ago

It seems like it will be tough for you to train your dog to lick your face; because you will be sleeping. You could possibly have a family member or friend show the dog to your face once your alarm goes off.

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=SMART=Brennn10

Answer 9 years ago

Hmm, licking faces, dogs..... My dog regularly cleans its ... ahem ... privates may not be that hygienic :D haha

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xACIDITYx=SMART=

Answer 9 years ago

Actually, Dogs' saliva does something that kills germs or something. Their mouths are cleaner than ours.

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cornzxACIDITYx

Answer 9 years ago

Quite correct..Thats why rotweillers lick their balls, to remove the taste of humans..

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jongscx=SMART=

Answer 9 years ago

Well, If my girlfriend counts as a family member, and if by showing the dog, you mean demonstrating... I don't think I'd mind waking up to my girlfriend licking my face... On second thought, that's just kinda weird...

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jongscxcyc4015

Answer 9 years ago

yeah, I said the same thing...

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nobody247

9 years ago

I just put out my 2 soon as I usually get up, with in a week they wouldn't let me sleep in. Even when I can they wake me at 5 am. BTW mine aren't the smartest out there, so if they can I am sure most could.

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moondance-ketreva

9 years ago

I have a a friend who is deaf and uses a CI, and I'm good at training dogs, I was going to explain it here, but its super long, so I will write an Instructable. :)

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jongscx

9 years ago

Connect your vacuum cleaner to one of those lamp timers. When the vacuum turns on, most dogs freak and will start barking.... that should wake you.

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=SMART=

9 years ago

Awwwww Cute Dogs ! Here Is my dog : Maple

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Plasmana=SMART=

Answer 9 years ago

Aww, (he or she?) looks so cute.. That reminds me of my dog, bear... I don't have him anymore, he is happily living in Asheville. We did not take him to UK as we fear that he will lose his personality from plane travel.

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=SMART=Plasmana

Answer 9 years ago

Its a she :P Aww your dog is soo cute ! Hahaha he's smiling :D

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Plasmana=SMART=

Answer 9 years ago

Yeah, it is so great, he smiled for my camera! :-)

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cyc4015=SMART=

Answer 9 years ago

Aaaw, cute! Kinda reminds me of our other dog, Gus. I am not going to post a picture though, because this will end up being the most adorable thread ever.

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cyc4015cyc4015

Answer 9 years ago

alright, you asked for it, time for some more dog pictures. the first one is worrywart, he lives with my older sister now, the second one is Ricardo, he's alot taller now, but still as cute, and that last one is Gus, who we think is the illegitimate father of Ricardo. the mother, Chalupa, is not as cute as them, and we don't have a picture on hand anyway.

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=SMART=cyc4015

Answer 9 years ago

Awwwwwww Their adorable !

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=SMART=Weissensteinburg

Answer 9 years ago

Haha, it was on a long car journey and she kept on resting her head on top of mine, i gave her the hat and she sat down and went to sleep with it on lol

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KEYBOARDISBROKEN

9 years ago

1) move your bed into the dog's room, or move the dog's bed into your room. 2)when your alarm goes off, give your dog it's breakfast. -this way it will associate the alarm with food. 3) when you oversleep, your dog will get hungry and wake you up. 4)if it dosent work- modify your alarm clock. if your alarm clock has a mechanical armature that strikes a bell- rig it so it strikes the door or window. -as most dogs bark when someone knocks the door/window. if your alarm clock has a beeper- this is usually irritating enough to make your dog bark. if not- get one that's really loud and high pitched. renember to reward your dog when you are woken up.

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Weissensteinburg

9 years ago

Dogs get used to habit...ours gets mad if you sleep in just a bit too late. Maybe get into the habit of playing with them, taking them on walks, etc. when you wake up.

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ozanozb

9 years ago

1 - Starve him/her before you begin training 2 - Set the alarm clock but don't sleep 3 - Give him/her favorite treat (you should probably do that in your bed) 4 - Repeat the process 1-3 until your dog trained enough. 5 - This may sound selfish and rude but you mustn't over feed him, your dog must beg you for food and warn you when he is hungry. I have a cat and a dog. my cat was used to woke me up every morning because i picked him up from street and he always worried about food. But he seems to forget his old days now :) Also my dog lost his interest as his bowl is always full.

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goodgnus

9 years ago

Lovely Husky. I have two of my own. Awesome breed! As far as training to wake, one word, Pavlov. Google it.

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GorillazMiko

9 years ago

Get an alarm clock. Set the alarm to lets say 7:00 A.M. The dog will wake up by the alarm. It will bark. You will wake up by the bark. Problem Solved.

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Sandisk1duoGorillazMiko

Answer 9 years ago

lol or get a shocking collar for your dog and put an alarm in it

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SolderguySandisk1duo

Answer 9 years ago

Or get a shock collar for yourself. So when your dog barks, you get shocked.

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Sandisk1duoSolderguy

Answer 9 years ago

lol alarm -> dog dog-> back bark-> collar collar-> shock shock->wake up

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cyc4015GorillazMiko

Answer 9 years ago

No, Sasha is a "foot of the bed" type of dog, and so far, the alarm does not make her bark.