Sit. Stay. Come. Lie down. Take it. Drop it. Don’t touch. Watch me. These are all commands that a properly trained dog is happy to heed – making their owners happy, and everyone’s life easier – said Lisa Aprea of Happy Dog Training of Abington, Mass. Aprea just finished teaching a five-week dog obedience class for beginners at the Hingham Recreation Center.

Sit. Stay. Come. Lie down. Take it. Drop it. Don’t touch. Watch me. These are all commands that a properly trained dog is happy to heed – making their owners happy, and everyone’s life easier – said Lisa Aprea of Happy Dog Training of Abington, Mass. Aprea just finished teaching a five-week dog obedience class for beginners at the Hingham Recreation Center.