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Why Do We Train Sit? Should We Reconsider Its Relevance? - The IAABC Journal - Fall 2016
by Kama BrownAs far as I can tell, training a dog to sit originated in regulations formed for competition obedience around the 1920s. Before then, dogs were primarily used for sporting and herding, or were shown in conformation trials, and a sit was not often trained.