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3. Give your dog praise. Show him you are really happy with your voice and body language.
4. At first dog will get right back up, but as time goes on you can lengthen time dog stays in down position by waiting to give him praise.
5. Repeat three to five times at each session. Repetition is important but you don’t want to do too much at one time. If you really want to drill it in, you can have several sessions spaced out throughout day.
There’s more rewards than meets eye with training your dog. For one dog gets used to listening to his name. He also will get used to doing things on your command. All in all, training strengthens your positions – you as leader and helps dog feel secure. Spend a couple of minutes each day training your dog. This will help cement your friendship.
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