How to Teach a Hand Signal for Sit- Beginner

Method: Fading a Food Lure into the Desired Hand Signal.

Here are the steps to teach a hand signal for Sit

  1. Get the desired behavior by luring the dog into the sit position with a food reward
  2. Slowly begin fading the luring motion to resemble the desired hand signal
  3. Remove the food reward from signal hand
  4. Then only reward the desired behavior after the chosen hand signal is given.

Published on July 23, 2017

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