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How to Teach a Dog to Stay

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Teaching a Dog to Stay

Teaching a Dog to Stay

A leader in dog training schools, Animal Behavior College prepares students for one of the most basic pet exercises in animal careers: the stay cue.

Many pet owners love to enjoy the outdoors with their pets. For some, this can be challenging if your dog has not mastered the stay cue. Whether you are at a social outing, a dog park or any other public location, you will want to train your dog to stay when confronted with increased distractions.

The stay cue is a great exercise to increase your dog’s capacity to tolerate distractions, building his attention span while increasing his focus and response to you. As with all learning cues, repetition is important until the cue is successfully learned. Continue reading