Features June 2018 Issue

How to Teach A Dog to

You will be amazed at all the things you can tell your dog to stay away from! Just follow the steps presented here.

How to Teach A Dog to "Leave It"

“Leave it” is another useful impulse-control exercise you can (and should!) teach your dog.

There are many times in your dog’s life when she needs to be able to control her impulse to engage in a behavior. Last month, we discussed “Wait” and “Stay” – but impulse control goes far beyond these “don’t move” cues. “Leave it” is another impulse-control behavior that is very useful for your dog to know. The cue means, “Whatever you are focused on at this moment, I need you to leave it alone.”

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