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How To Stop Your Dog From Stealing Things

Stealing And Hiding Items Are Natural Behaviors For A Dog

A dog is inclined to steal because it makes things interesting. While some items are drab and provoke no response from the people, others get them up and yelling and running around. It's a great game, really, unpredictable, rewarding and exciting.

Why Do Dogs Steal?

  • Boredom
  • Seeking Attention
  • Lacks Training

Tips To Stop Stealing

  • Teach your dog to "Drop It" and "Leave It"
  • Give him interactive toys that keep are mentally stimulating, keep him occupied and are more fun to play with than household objects he's prone to stealing.
  • Reward him with attention and praise when he plays with the right toy.

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