Use Your Words
This one is sneaky, but once a year, in the name of the holidays, we’ll allow it. If your dog isn’t falling for the squeaky toy trick, try a phrase you know will get his attention.
Cookson recommends these classics:”go for a ride?”, “squirrel” and “treat.”
As for felines, you’ll have to get a little wilder.
“With cats, I find that high-pitched, bird-like noises work,” says Cookson. “You may feel silly at first, but you’re guaranteed to get at least one awesome shot.”