Sit Stay Longer

To get a longer stay, you will now reward your dog while he is staying, instead of after you release him.

Sit your dog, tell him to stay, and place four pieces of food in front of him. Instead of releasing him to get the food, pick up one piece of food and give it to him while he is staying. Repeat this until you use up the food. Then release your dog with an "okay." If your dog breaks the stay, grab all of the food and remove it. Start over.

Your dog does not need another reward after being released. After all, the behavior we want to teach is stay, not to get up!

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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