Our Dogs develop an ability to respond on cue when we have taught them what each of the cues mean. Dog training would be better referred to as Communication Training as the quality of the relationship and communication skills we have with our dogs becomes most evident when we are attempting to direct them.
The following are basic cues. As we discussed in our previous post (“Teach Your Dog the “Down” Command”) beginning is a process of watching for behaviors you want and teaching the cue when you see the behavior. For example:
Scenario: You have been watching your dog playing for awhile, but, now she is lying down. Depending […]