Tip: Plan your Actions

Look for patterns of inappropriate behavior from your dog and then take action! If your dog loves to grab socks from the laundry room, practice in advance! If you wait for your dog to grab a sock as you are making dinner, you will be torn between attending to the dinner or dealing with your dog’s behavior efficiently. Unfortunately, you may let your dog get away with it “just this once,” and your dog will learn to intensify their efforts next time. Practice a “drop it” exercise with a sock when your dog can have your full attention.

When we don’t plan and just react, we don’t always come up with the best solutions!

Learn from your experience, come up with a plan and take action!!

Happy Training,

Susie 🙂

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