Do you have a Velcro dog?
You ask for a sit-stay
but as soon as you move your dog gets up?
There are a couple of things that could be happening…
and here are the fixes!
- The dog has learnt that all the good stuff happens near you, so follow you to stay within the drop zone! FIX: Counter this by teaching that a training platform like a Place Board is a hotspot for rewards and building value being seated on the target.
- We aim to teach that when you say“OK” that’s a cue for your dog that ‘the behaviour is finished’ and that they can get out of a sit and off their board to get a reward but what can sometimes happen is as soon as we move, dog’s take that as a cue to get up and follow instead. FIX: Proof against movement by making small, progressive movements and rewarding If your dog stays in a sit
Fix 1 on page 8-9
Fix 2 on page 27
In the Place Board Training eBook
Both available for FREE in our eBook trial