Self-control

There are a number of exercises that can help your dog develop greater self-control (although some of it is down to your dog’s individual personality).  Help them develop to the best of their capacity.

http://www.suzanneclothier.com/the-articles/guidelines-teaching-self-control

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/virtual-pet-behaviorist/dog-behavior/impulse-control-training-and-games-dogs

http://blog.smartanimaltraining.com/2013/08/19/impulse-control-the-6-keys-to-teaching-dogs-calm-and-polite-behavior/

 

http://drsophiayin.com/resources/video_full/leave-it_demo1 – Leave it exercise (though here Sophia demonstrates using Leave it then letting the dog take it from the food; we prefer picking the food up and giving it to the dog or giving them some food from elsewhere rather than letting them go and get the food themselves)

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