25 Uses for Sit
- Sit at the door when guests enter (no jumping up!)
- Sit to have leash and collar put on before going out.
- Sit when front door opens for walk until released to move forward.
- Sit in the kitchen to avoid counter surfing.
- Sit while food is being served at the dinner table.
- Sit while bowls are being put on the ground to prevent rushing and spilling the bowl.
- Sit before getting in the car so you can load it first.
- Sit when you open the car door so your dog doesn’t jump out into traffic.
- Sit at sidewalk curbs to wait until it's safe to cross the street.
- Sit and look at you instead of barking at other dogs on a walk.
- Sit to prevent your dog from running off.
- Sit while you get your keys out at the front door.
- Sit to clip nails on front paws.
- Sit at the top/bottom of a staircase so you don’t trip over your dog.
- Sit before owner throws favorite toy. Repeat for each toss.
- Sit before taking down the baby gate or other management barrier, or before coming out of the crate.
- Sit calmly to have front feet dried off in rain/muddy weather.
- Sit patiently while owner pets or treats other dogs in the household.
- Sit stay while owner pays for items at the pet supply store.
- Sit stay while others pass by when you're on an off-leash hike.
- Sit stay to keep dog from getting over-stimulated by any exciting situation.
- Sit to give a “high 5” trick.
- Sit to do the “say your prayers” trick.
- Sit to do the “sit up and beg” trick.
- Sit stay on a walk when you stop to pick-up after your dog
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