To teach a dog to sit using clicker training a trainer can do one of two things, wait for the dog to sit and click at the moment it sits or lure the dog into a sitting position with a target stick or finger and click at the moment the dog's rear end touches the ground.
Positive Reinforcement Training
Positive reinforcement training for dogs is a great way to influence behavior and build a great relationship between you and your dog.
Clicker trainers correct behavior by teaching animals what to do instead of the unwanted behavior and by setting up the environment so that the desired behaviors are the ones most likely to be reinforced.
One of the most commonly asked questions is how clicker trainers correct an animal for mistakes since clicker trainers don't use correction, at least not in the traditional sense of the word.
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