The 'Place' command teaches your dog to go to a specific spot and stay there. This command is invaluable for managing behaviors and providing a safe space for your dog.
Teaching the 'Place' Command
- Choose the Place: Use a mat or bed as the designated 'place'.
- Lead with Treats: Use treats to guide your dog to the 'place'.
- Introduce the Command: Once they step on the 'place', say the command.
- Reinforce with Rewards: Reward them for staying on the 'place'.
- Increase Duration and Distance: Gradually increase the time they spend there and your distance from them.
The 'Place' command is a fundamental skill for creating boundaries and safety for your dog.