How to stop a dog from begging for food
It is perfectly natural for dogs to beg and to scrounge – the food smells good, they want it, they do everything in their power to get it. If a strategy works, they will continue using that strategy for a long time afterwards. Download the Fluffy app and learn how to stop a dog from begging for food
What are the basics to stop your dog from begging for food?
One of the key things when it comes to this course, is that you have to ignore your dog when they are begging. It is an attention seeking technique and by giving in you encourage this behaviour
You need to keep your dog busy while you are eating, so there are fewer incentives to beg
One of the simplest ways to stop your for from begging is by preventing the behaviour to begin with. You can do this by separating your dog from the dinner table.
There are three fundamental things you'll learn with this course
Understand why your dog is begging and what's going on in their head
Learn how to divert your dog's attention from food and keep them occupied while you're eating
Find out how to manage your dog's begging both short and long term
How long does it take to stop a dog from begging for food
We worked with animal behaviourists and trainers to create an easy-to-follow seven-step course. If you only spend ten minutes a day for one week, your dog will stop begging for food from the table.
What do you need to get started with the course?
To stop a dog from begging, you need a selection of rewards. This can include food or favourite toys. You'll also need a feeder puzzle with which your dog is familiar (Kongs, Lickimats, Snuffle Mats, Destruction Boxes and so on). Finally, you would need chews (pizzle sticks, rabbit ears, frozen carrots)