This is Dakota, a husky pup trying to master the stairs, but this time, unfortunately the stairs won. 

Though props to this little husky pup for at least getting her front paws on step 2!

Dogs and Fear of Stairs

Some dogs have a fear of going up and down stairs. This is fairly common, especially in young dogs who may not have encountered them while they were puppies.

Distract the fearful dog. Rather than making a big deal of trying to force your dog up and down the steps, you can try tricking him into going up or down by distracting him a little. Pat your hands against your legs, talk to your dog in a happy tone, and give him lots of attention.

Take a step up one step and then back down as you continue the happy talk. Sneak in a few of your dog's favorite treats here and there. Next time go up a few steps and back down. For a mild phobia, you may be able to get the dog to follow you up and down a few steps without even realizing it. If you manage to get the dog on the steps, be sure to give lots of praise and some treats. Gradually work on coaxing the dog a little further each time. (Source)


Responses to "Cute Husky puppy trying to walk down the stairs. (VIDEO)"

  1. Anonymous says:

    For bigger puppies you have to turn their ends side ways. They have no where to put their back legs before going to the next step. Maybe have two people , one to coax and one to gently put the bum over sideways.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Poverino...è disperato! :(

  3. Morgana says:

    I am so impressed the way it teaches her this very kind and patient man.

  4. Danny B says:

    She won't take long to grow up and then be flying up and down those stairs!

  5. Fili says:

    That is so cute...

  6. Anonymous says:

    Typical husky, going to talk about the situation for an hour before doing anything. Gotta love those husky dogs.

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