Training your puppy to sit is a basic and important command that will help you teach your puppy other commands as well. Here are the steps to train your puppy to sit:
Get your puppy’s attention by calling its name or using a treat. Hold the treat close to your puppy’s nose to get its attention.
Slowly move the treat towards your puppy’s head while saying the command “sit” in a clear and firm voice.
As your puppy follows the treat with its nose, its head will naturally lift and its bottom will lower. This is the sitting position. Reward your puppy with the treat and lots of praise.
Repeat the process several times until your puppy associates the “sit” command with the sitting position. Gradually reduce the amount of treats you use and rely more on praise and affection.
As your puppy becomes more consistent with the command, try using it without the treat. If your puppy sits on command, reward it with a treat and lots of praise.
Practice the “sit” command regularly, but keep the training sessions short and fun. Over time, your puppy will become more confident and will sit on command without any treats.
Remember to be patient and consistent with your puppy’s training. With positive reinforcement and lots of practice, your puppy will learn to sit on command in no time!