This is how you teach a dog to sit. You can train him in five minutes.
One way to teach a dog to sit is to hold a piece of hot dog in front of you and lure him toward you with the hot dog. The moment the hot dog switches from vertical to horizontal, the dog should go from being standing to sit. The key thing is time – you want the dog to catch the hot dog at the moment he sits, which means making sure he sits before you give it.
To teach a dog to sit, you can use the clicker method. In this method, you say the command “sit” and when your dog does it, you have him click a clicker.
It’s much less painful to train your dog to sit than to learn how yourself.
Plenty of people want to teach their dogs to sit. When you’re a doggy novice, figure out how to get your pet to follow along on this basic skill. Getting the job done requires the right timing, and it’s not always easy. Here’s how I’ve done it with my dogs, including the four-legged pictured here, who is learning the exercise as we speak.
I’ve been teaching my dog cool tricks. I made him sit like a person. It’s easy and there is a trick.
A dog will do a trick if you teach it. But you have to teach the dog to think. Teaching the dog doesn’t mean just showing it what to do and punishing it when it doesn’t do it right. It means knowing how to make your dog want to do the trick, know how to explain to your dog what the trick is, and then show the dog how to recognize the situation in which it should perform the trick.