To start the basic obedience training sit command can be a very good option for you. And for this you have to look for the best kind of methods which are easy enough and fairly quick.
But are you thinking that where you can find the best methods? There is no worry because in this article we are going to discuss some interesting and really very easy techniques which will eradicate all your anxiety about training your dog the sit command.
One question may be rounding most of the dog owners mind that why dog doesn’t respond to the sit command and they sit only when they like to do it.
I’ll give you all the answers and show you all the best methods which you can apply to teach him the sit command easily.
Without giving your dog any type of physical or mental torture you can easily teach him the sit command by only using a temporary lure or food rewards.
Sit Commands First Step
First you need to take a tasty treat in your hand and wave it in front of your dog’s nose. But if you put your hands too high he will jump and if you put your too low then he will not sit at all. So you have to be careful about where you are putting your hand so that he sits quietly.
When he will show interest in it, take the treat behind his head in such a way that, if he want to get it he has to look backwards putting his back on the floor. When will he do so, instantly give him the treat and praise him saying ‘good boy’ or ‘good dog’.
Then you have to repeat this method a few times and in this way he will learn how to get the treat. You will see that, his seat response also get quicker.
When he will fully understand the meaning of the sit command, you will see that he is responding at your every command. But this time you have to teach him without giving any treats to him.
New Tips and Tricks
The era of the old fashioned methods has gone. Today we try to train our dog as much as we can briefly but repeatedly.
The old methods were so stressful for the dogs so nowadays we want to train our dog in such a way that he shows much more interest to get the training than we do.
And you should start with these modern methods as soon as possible such as when your dog is eight weeks old.
Try to Get the Attention of Your Dog
The most important thing is that, when you are teaching your dog a new command then you have to look at his attention and finish the session before your dog lose attention.
Otherwise, he will not be able to memorize what you have taught him some minutes ago because, our only goal is to teach him the sit command.
So try to continue the session daily in such a place where there is nothing such things which will distract your dog’s mind and you can teach your dog peacefully. And if there are many dogs around him he will not likely to be sit.
Then he will want to play with them or rush to them to exchange greetings. So, choose a suitable place for him where he likes to get the training. You need so many patience, repetition and reward to teach him the sit command.
First you should try to teach him using your calm and assertive energy without adding any sound. But if you fail in this technique then you should try with your voice by saying him to sit every time.
At first you have to work hard for this but once he will realize the thing that what is actually sit means and when you say him to sit then what he has to do then it’ll be very easy for you to sit him when and wherever you want.
And at last I want to say that never be too hard to your dog. Try to be keep patient as you can. Your calm and quiet behavior will encourage your dog to learn more.
So be polite with him and teach the above methods accordingly. I am sure you will be able to teach him the sit command very early.