100 Dog Training Tips – Tip No. 98 – Don’t Flick Your Dog’s Nose

Some people think that flicking the dog’s nose can teach it to behave better. However, this can actually agitate your dog and would make him lose his trust on you. Thus, at any case, you should not flick your dog’s nose, even if you are trying to reprimand him. Just saying “no” to him on a firm tone should already get the message across effectively.