How do i get her to lay down on command
Hello Grace, Check out the article that I have linked below and follow the "Treat Luring" method. That article will give instructions for how to add the command "Down" as well, and how to transition away from luring your dog with the treat and instead being able to tell her "Down" and reward her after she lays down. Once she gets to that point, then you will need to practice her down command with treats in a lot of new locations, until she can do it in those locations too. When she can lay down on command in those new locations too, then you can phase out using a treat lure those locations too, like you did at home. Giving her a treat only after she lays down and not letting her see the treat before she lays down. To phase out treats completely, gradually give her less and less treats, so that she has to perform multiple "Downs" before getting a treat each time, and the treat rewards seem almost random to her and keep her guessing when she will get one. Here is the link to the other "Down" article. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-german-shepherd-to-lay-down Best of luck training, Caitlin Crittenden
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