How to teach your dog to look at you
Watch Me is a foundation behavior - one that is multi-purpose and useful for every dog.
Cue "Watch Me" when you want your dog's attention, need focus, or a temporary redirect away from something scary. "Watch Me" is also useful to break your dog's gaze from another dog before reacting.
Our plan for teaching Watch Me is below. This is an easy behavior for most dogs to learn, but reach out if you get stuck.