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Not a Bad Dog--

Just Bad Behavior

 

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Is There a Thief in Your Elm Grove Home?

Many clients have a four-legged thief in their Elm Grove home.  Those of you with pets that are more than 6 inches off the ground probably don’t worry about what we call counter surfing.  Dogs steal from the kitchen counters with food being most important and paper products number 2.  We’ve even heard of dogs that can pick pockets!

 

Robbery happens from dinner tables and sometimes even snatching food from someone’s hand.  Another favorite is robbing shoes and toys or anything else on the floor or slightly higher.

 

There are some interesting ways to end this behavior but it does take patience and consistency.  Similar training can be done to stop counter surfing or garbage rummaging, however any dog will go into garbage with what the canine considers “goodies.”  When it comes to a yummy Elm Grove garbage can, its best to put them where the dog can’t get at it.

 

Call dog behaviorist, Frank Allison for a solution to this problem.  Or, schedule a private session and have Frank experience first hand the "sandwich snatcher" in your Elm Grove home.

 

Stop Counter Surfing near Elm Grove, WI