Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Trick #1 = Sit

Easy enough, teach your dog to sit. Either in front of you, beside you, on a box, with a fox. Just make sure that butt is touching the ground!!

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Sit is one of my top five commands I train my dogs to do, and it's also one of the easiest. Most people will either lure or shape this command; luring is used to get the dog into the desired position with say a treat, or toy, and c/t (click and treating) when they are in position, and shaping is when one would c/t when the dog sits (or whatever command you are trying to teach). I myself will do both depending depending on the trick.

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  1. I will not sit upon your box, I will not sit next to a fox. I will not sit here nor there, I will not sit anywhere!

    (Valkyrie btw)

    Also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hObbA8Fkyg She does sit!

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  2. But you didn't ask her to sit :P

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  3. Bailey, sit.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs7Q4kCKEbI

    Buzz was sleeping. I'll try to use him next week.

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  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOL2-8K3uUM

    romeo sitting like a champ. and me babyvoiceing...

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  6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWsg4NjhRE4

    Pit sitting at rocket speed.

    I love Romeo taking off into the air at the end of that video. Hilarious!

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  7. They both know it, but Reed's a cutie so here he is:
    http://www.twitvid.com/8730E

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  8. Aw, this looks like fun. I'll have to get video of Mina and Upendi's sit a bit later tonight and post it!

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  9. Juno's a good sitter.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJJJH-PQCLc

    I decided to throw "up" in there too since it's still a sit... we just call it something else lol. =P

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