Imperial K-9 Training & Services

Imperial Kennels

Specializing in Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds, Dutch Shepherds, & Belgian Malinois

A video depicting some of the most common German commands.


Featured is Yugoslavian Champion:

Haus Der Imperial Nautica Meer Der Gluckseligkeit

(AKA Nautica)

German
Pronounce
English Translation
Ablegen
[ab-leg-hen]
Lie down and lie still!
Achtung
[ahh-tuunk]
Look out! Watch! On guard!
Apport
[ah-port]
Fetch!
Ablegen
[ab-leg-hen]
Lie down and lie still!
Achtung
[ahh-tuunk]
Look out! Watch! On guard!
Apport 
[ah-port]
Fetch!
Auf
[auwf] 
Up! (when the dog is lying)
Aus 
[aous]
Out! Let go!
Bleibsitzen
[blieb-zit-zen] 
Stay! Keep sitting!
Bring!
[brink]
Fetch
Daun
[down]
Down! Drop! (when dog off leash is to be halted at a distance from trainer)
Fass 
[faas]
Attack! Take it!
Fuss!
[fuus]
Heel
Gib laut
[gib-laout]
Speak!
Hier
[here] 
Come!
Gut
[guut]
Good!
Gradaus
[graud-ous]
Straight ahead! Forward!!
Hoch
[houhh]
command for jumping
Hopp
[hup]
command for jumping
Komm
[come]
Come!
Kriech
[creekh]
Crawl! Creep!
Lass
[laass]
Let go! Out!
Leg dich
[lig-dikh]
Lie down!
Legen
[leeg-en]
Lie down!
Nimm
[nim]
Take it!
Pass auf
[paas-ouwf]
Watch out! Alert!
Pfui
[pfooee]
No! Shame!
Platz 
[plutz]
Down!
Setzen
[zet-zen]
Sit!
Such
[zukh]
Seek! Trail!
Such, verloren
[zukh fehr-loren]
Seek a lost object!
Vorwärts 
[forr-vehrts]
Go ahead!
Zur Spur 
[tsuhr-shpur]
Trail!
Zur Wache
[tsuhr-wa-heh]
Watch! On guard!