LEAVE IT!
Canine Zone|December 2019 - January 2020
One of the most important things you can teach your dog!
Celia McCulla

It can be very difficult to train a dog to leave a dangerous object, plant, insect or even a snake alone, especially with regards to certain breeds. I usually train with an exercise called Leave it. Training your dog the “Leave it” command can be very helpful with this type of situation; it’s not, however, a guarantee.

Dogs are very curious by nature, and the only way for them to explore their world is to use their mouths; unlike us, they don’t have hands. Because of this they can mouth inappropriate items or even poisonous plants and venomous snakes!

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