Obedience training for dogs

The most basic cue

To teach your dog to sit, hold a treat in front of their nose and slowly move it up and over their head. 


Once your dog knows how to sit, you can start teaching them to stay. To do this, say "stay" and then take a few steps away from them.


To teach your dog to come, start by saying their name and then clapping your hands. 

Getting your dog to lie down

To teach your dog to lie down, start by having them sit. Then, slowly slide your hand down their body towards the ground. As you do this, say "down.

Be consistent

The most important thing to remember when obedience training your dog is to be consistent. 

Have fun!

Obedience training should be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and your dog.

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