Sit Stay Away from Home

By now, your dog should be doing the sit-stay in heel position at home very reliably. You are probably still working on steadiness with distractions. Now you want to teach your dog that he has to listen to your commands away from home, too. When you are working away from home, start with things he knows well. It is normal to have to backtrack a little. Take him with you when you run an errand, like a trip to the post office, and just quickly get him out of the car and make him do a sit-stay in heel position. Try to find a place away from home, both indoors and outdoors, where you can practice this. Do you have an understanding friend or relative who wouldn't mind if you practiced inside their home? Don't forget to bring your treats to reward him and help keep his attention in a distracting situation.

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Dog Owners Handbook

Dog Owners Handbook

There are over a hundred registered breeds of dogs. Recognizing the type of the dog is basically associated with its breed. A purebred animal belongs to a documented and acknowledged group of unmixed lineage. Before a breed of dog is recognized, it must be proven that mating two adult dogs of the sametype would have passed on their exact characteristics, both appearance and behavior, to their offspring.

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