Sit & Down - Does Your Dog "Know" It?
Sit and down are two of the most fundamental behaviors to teach our dogs. Most people will say that their dog knows “sit”. The definition of “knows” however tends to vary. Some dogs “know” sit when their owner (or whoever is asking) is very obviously holding a cookie. Some “know” sit when there is pressure applied upwards on their leash. Some “know” sit when it is repeated 10 times, in an increasingly irritated voice. My definition of a dog “knowing” any behavior is that the