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Dr Sophia Yin gives a dog training demo on teaching Leave It. She shows two different variations of teaching this behavior, building on the basic "Say Please By Sitting" exercise.
The foundation exercise is "say please by sitting" automaticall and it's the cornerstone of the learn to earn program. Once dogs learn this behavior, we quickly progress to adding speed and changes of direction to make sitting quickly fun. In this video I point out the importance of body posture, treat delivery speed and location, and quick but deliberate movements.
Watch to see the importance of your body language and movement when training this exercise. See how to start with the easy version of the exercise and make it more challenging and fun.