Are you aspiring to teach your Chien Francais Tricolore to sit? The skill of sitting up is regularly taught to small dogs, however much larger pet dogs are a different story. It is challenging for them to maintain their equilibrium.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore to Sit: Readiness
Sitting up is one of the first skills that you should teach to your Chien Francais Tricolore and forms the groundwork for innumerable other techniques. In order to train a Chien Francais Tricolore to sit up, prepare some treats as a perk, and place the Chien Francais Tricolore on her rump in a corner, so she can’t fall either backward or sideways and has very little or no room to stumble.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore to Sit: Acquaint Her With The Words
Keep her from tilting towards you by keeping one hand on her chin and with your second hand hold the snack above your Chien Francais Tricolore’s face. Keep repeating intelligibly and clearly, “sit.” Don’t force her to sit up for too long at one time, but repeat the lesson frequently and reward her frequently with lots of approval and snacks.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore to Sit: Help Her Stay Balanced
In the first lesson your Chien Francais Tricolore will need quite a bit of help from your hand to keep her from pitching forward, but as she gets more control of the balancing muscles and figures out what you want, she will count less on your hand to hold her steady. Then you can gradually give your Chien Francais Tricolore less support til you will simply have to leave one hand in position two or three inches from her chin or neck, to be in place to prevent her falling forward; in the future you can remove this hand completely and simply suspend the reward right over the height of her head.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore To Sit: Remove the Help Over Time
With consistent practice she will stay seated for a good while after you command her. Next she should be set up against the wall, so as to provide her assistance for her back. Immediately after she has learned this and can hold her posture effortlessly, practice with her up against chair legs, cushions or other things that give her less and less help and support. At some point she will get the hang of how to keep her stability and sit without anything to lean against.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore to Sit: Putting It All Together
In the course of all this training the phrase "sit up" will have been impressed upon her mind with the assistance of frequent repetition. Now comes the final training to teach your Chien Francais Tricolore to sit up right after she hears the phrase. There's a great chance, if she has been properly taught, you will only have to call her out in the room, show her a snack, hold it up a suitable distance from the ground, say "sit up" and she will obey. Then you'll give her the treat while still in position.
The only necessity for flawlessness is to rehearse with your Chien Francais Tricolore several times daily until she will sit when commanded to and without being shown a treat; give her the snacks only once she has complied with the direction.
Teach Your Chien Francais Tricolore Other Tricks
You have now the method for teaching your Chien Francais Tricolore many other tricks. She can now be taught to beg by moving your hand up and down in front of her paws, which she'll move in sync with yours. She also can be taught to salute by bringing one paw up to the side of her head, or to hold an object in her mouth, or to wear a cap on her head or wear other clothing.
When teaching a Chien Francais Tricolore to accept being clothed, do not try to make her wear too many garments at the same time. Try her at first with just a hat. After she becomes familiar with that you could put on a jacket and incrementally introduce her to more clothes.
Appreciate "teaching your Chien Francais Tricolore the sit up trick" and most importantly have fun in the process!
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