• Confusing Cues

    9 monthes ago - By Victoria Stilwell Positively

    “Sit! Sit! Sit!” Have you ever asked your dog to ‘sit' and when she does not respond you repeat the cue again and again, getting louder and louder each time you say it? If you think she hasn't heard you or she is being stubborn by not responding, you are not alone. “Sit! Sit! Sit!” seems to have become a very popular cue, but by repeating the word you are actually teaching your dog a delayed sit. Instead of your dog sitting the first time you ask her to, the vocal cue has now become ‘sit, sit, sit' and this is not usually a problem until you are in a situation that requires your dog to...
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