September 19, 2019
An easy way to teach your dog
Teaching your dog to sit is one of the most useful things you can teach a dog, and with a bit of practise, one of the easiest. Never physically push your dog’s hindquarters down to force him into a sit. Forcing a dog to do something will not make him want to do it for you in the future. Rather teach him using the correct training techniques, and he will be more willing to repeat the behaviour when you ask him
The important thing to remember is that your dog doesn’t know what the word ‘sit’ means, and technically, he never will. We are going to teach the dog to associate the word ‘sit’ with two things: 1. His bum being on the ground; and 2. Something great happening while his bum is on the ground.
Go about it as follows: