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05-21-2014 11:55 PM
BePrepared I resolved the problem. Got myself a clicker and some treats that he likes a lot better. I've also started doing training before feedings so he's far more interested in treats.

He's now responding 100% to sit commands while inside the house... of course, outside, it's hit or miss, but i'm fine with that for the moment
05-20-2014 07:36 PM
vicky2200 Sounds like a puppy. Also, don't expect that as he ages he will continue to come every time. You will have to keep reinforcing it.
05-20-2014 07:36 PM
Nigel Sounds like he gets wound up and gets a case of the zoomies.
05-20-2014 04:46 PM
BePrepared
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Originally Posted by LaRen616 View Post
yeah yeah yeah, i'm aware that i haven't had him long enough to be concerned, and i'm not. What i am is not used to this particular type of behavior. I've trained several other GSDs and none of them ever reacted this way. Teaching a dog to sit doesn't take long at all with a 7 week old GSD
05-20-2014 11:46 AM
LaRen616
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Originally Posted by BePrepared View Post
well, i've reached a bump in training. He will come on command MOST of the time, but teaching him to sit is a PITA... he knows what i mean, and does it about 10% of the time. The rest of the time, he throws a MASSIVE tantrum, runs through every room in the house, then runs back and yaps at me before flopping down on his stomach and staring at me.

This is almost certainly his husky half in action, because i've never had a german shepherd do anything like that
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^ GREAT advice!! I'mma do it!

He's 7 weeks old, I've had him for 4 days now, and he came from a back yard cross between a personal pet and a visitors pet

I am going to try the leash suggestion. If he can't run and play, maybe he'll take it more seriously

05-20-2014 11:31 AM
sabledog3 If he's 7 weeks old and you've had him for 4 days, he doesn't know the command well enough to do it with distractions.

Are you taking him to a puppy class?
05-20-2014 11:23 AM
BePrepared
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That is pretty typical husky behavior. It's play. Somehow sitting has become synonymous with initiating game time for him. I would try putting him on a leash, stepping on the end of it so that there is no running option and start from the beginning with training sit. Also maybe look into a higher value treat reward. Right now play is more valuable than whatever reward you're offering for a completed sit.

Huskies take a LOT more effort in training than GSDs. Just be patient and consistent. Huskies can be trained. Good luck!
^ GREAT advice!! I'mma do it!

He's 7 weeks old, I've had him for 4 days now, and he came from a back yard cross between a personal pet and a visitors pet

I am going to try the leash suggestion. If he can't run and play, maybe he'll take it more seriously
05-20-2014 10:57 AM
Kahrg4 That is pretty typical husky behavior. It's play. Somehow sitting has become synonymous with initiating game time for him. I would try putting him on a leash, stepping on the end of it so that there is no running option and start from the beginning with training sit. Also maybe look into a higher value treat reward. Right now play is more valuable than whatever reward you're offering for a completed sit.

Huskies take a LOT more effort in training than GSDs. Just be patient and consistent. Huskies can be trained. Good luck!
05-20-2014 08:08 AM
sabledog3 How long have you had him? Where did he come from? How old?

How are you asking him to sit and getting him to sit?

The first thing you should look at, is does he really know sit as well as you think he does?
05-20-2014 12:57 AM
BePrepared
Shepherd Husky mix road bump

well, i've reached a bump in training. He will come on command MOST of the time, but teaching him to sit is a PITA... he knows what i mean, and does it about 10% of the time. The rest of the time, he throws a MASSIVE tantrum, runs through every room in the house, then runs back and yaps at me before flopping down on his stomach and staring at me.

This is almost certainly his husky half in action, because i've never had a german shepherd do anything like that

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