Dogs more often than not begin to share the temperament of their masters. A happy human rubs off his cheerfulness on his dog and an especially suspicious or cranky person will have a dog that’s mistrustful and grumpy too. That is because dogs learn from their masters and while certain traits are common for dogs of a certain breed, each pet has an individual personality which depends on the training it has received. One of the first things that owners teach their dogs to do is to sit and stay at a spot on command. Here are a few tips to teach your dog to do so.