Training How-To: Adding a Cue
The cue “sit” was only added when we were willing to bet $10 that this puppy would put her bum on the ground immediately after we said it.
What is a cue? A cue is a name or label for a particular behavior. It is the “green light” for the dog that tells it “perform that behavior now to get rewarded”. Once a behavior is on cue, the dog should only offer it upon perceiving the cue.
The most common examples of cues in dog training are words like “sit” or “down,” […]