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How to teach a dog to "Leave It" with this simple course

Is your dog picking up food at home or rubbish on the street? Then the "Leave It" course is for you. Learn how to teach a dog to leave it in one week. It can be life saving in many situations.


Why do you need to teach a dog to leave it?

"Leave It" teaches your dog to control their impulse better

It can be a life saving cue if your dog is about to it something dangerous

Learning "Leave It" will make your walk more enjoyable as your dog won't be a little vacuum cleaner

How to Teach a Dog to 'Leave It'

Teaching your dog the 'leave it' command is essential for their safety and your peace of mind. This command helps prevent your dog from picking up or eating dangerous items. The training process begins with choosing a suitable item that your dog is interested in but not too excited about.

Start by holding the item in your hand and letting your dog sniff it, then close your hand and say "leave it." When your dog stops sniffing and looks at you, reward them. Gradually increase the difficulty by placing the item on the ground and covering it with your hand.

Consistency and practice are key. Over time, your dog will learn to respond to the command in various situations. Remember to always reward your dog for obeying the command, reinforcing positive behavior and strengthening your bond.

There are three fundamental things you'll learn with the "Leave It" course


Understand "Leave It" and the dog psychology behind it


Learn how to teach your dog to leave things


Find out how to make this exercise a success even with distractions around

How long does it take to teach a dog to leave it

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 learn how to leave things.

What do you need to get started with the "Leave It" course?

To teach a dog to leave it you only need a selection of tasty treats (yum!) and consistency with your training routine

Download the Fluffy app today and learn how to teach a dog to leave it


Once you mater the "Leave It" cue we recommend that you check out these courses

How to toilet train puppy


How to stop puppy biting


7-Step crate training course

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