Dog Training Tip: How to teach your dog to stay

For some dogs, teaching them to ‘wait’ can be really challenging, because they love to move around and explore. Here are some tips that will make this task a bit easier for you and your dog to get it right.


INSTRUCTIONS


  1. First, ask your dog to ‘SIT’.
  2. Then say ‘STAY’ with the palm of your hand in front of you.
  3. Step back and reward them with a treat and praise them if they stay.
  4. Gradually step further and further away before giving them the treat.
  5. Always reward your dog for staying put.
  6. They need to master how to ‘SIT’, before training this command.

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