How to stop counter surfing dogs?

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Here's how to do it:

  1. When he jumps up onto the counter in search of food, put a dog treat in front of his nose…
  2. When his feet hit the ground, say “Yes” (or click) and give him the treat.
  3. After practicing this exercise three or four times, say “Off” instead of placing a treat in front of his nose to lure him off.
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Here's how to do it:

  1. When he jumps up onto the counter in search of food, put a dog treat in front of his nose…
  2. When his feet hit the ground, say “Yes” (or click) and give him the treat.
  3. After practicing this exercise three or four times, say “Off” instead of placing a treat in front of his nose to lure him off.
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Here's how to do it:

  1. When he jumps up onto the counter in search of food, put a dog treat in front of his nose.
  2. When his feet hit the ground, say "Yes" (or click) and give him the treat.
  3. After practicing this exercise three or four times, say "Off" instead of placing a treat in front of his nose to lure him off.
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Here's how to do it:

  1. When he jumps up onto the counter in search of food, put a dog treat in front of his nose.
  2. When his feet hit the ground, say "Yes" (or click) and give him the treat.
  3. After practicing this exercise three or four times, say "Off" instead of placing a treat in front of his nose to lure him off.
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Here's how to do it:

  1. When he jumps up onto the counter in search of food, put a dog treat in front of his nose.
  2. When his feet hit the ground, say "Yes" (or click) and give him the treat.
  3. After practicing this exercise three or four times, say "Off" instead of placing a treat in front of his nose to lure him off.
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Start to reward your dog's good behavior.

When you're working in the kitchen, any time your canine has all four paws on the floor, throw the dog a treat.

Soon it will realize that they only receive a treat when your pooch is on the floor and that he or she never gets rewarded by jumping up on the counter.

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How Do I Get My Dog To Stop Counter-Surfing?

  1. Teach the "Leave It" Command. Another command that dogs can learn in order to stop counter surfing is the "leave it" command.
  2. Remove Temptation. To make training dogs easier, eliminate the reason for them to counter surf.
  3. Never Punish Dogs. Avoid shouting at or punishing your dog for counter surfing.
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Start to reward your dog's good behavior.

When you're working in the kitchen, any time your canine has all four paws on the floor, throw the dog a treat.

Soon it will realize that they only receive a treat when your pooch is on the floor and that he or she never gets rewarded by jumping up on the counter.

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