You’ve decided to adopt a Pit Bull puppy. He’s young and cute, but prone to destruction. You ask yourself how you’re going to turn this stereotypically aggressive dog into the sweet family dog you desire. With Pit Bulls, their personality comes from how you train them from an early age. By working with your puppy to learn basic skills, such as 'sit', in a positive way, you can build a healthy relationship with your Pit and groom him into a loving, friendly adult.
'Sit' is an important skill for all puppies to learn at an early age. It teaches them self-control, helps you calm them down, and creates a solid foundation for learning other commands. In general, 'sit' is an easy command to learn. Your pitbull puppy should be able to master it within a couple of weeks if you are consistent and reward your puppy for his good behavior.
Gather some treats and choose an area of your house for training. When starting out, you want a distraction-free area where your puppy can focus his attention on you. In the beginning, your puppy may feel overstimulated easily if you try to train outdoors or around other people or pets. If you want to clicker train your Pit Bull puppy, this command is a good place to start.