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  1. How do I stop scavenging behavior

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    Thank you, I will look into these. Really hoping we can get past this with time/training, but as a last resort, or in unfamiliar territory, this might be a good option.
  2. How do I stop scavenging behavior

    Dog Training Forum
    Thanks for the tips! Fortunately, my girl is really strong on all those commands. If I tell her to "leave it" or "drop it" she will do so immediately. Just getting tired of having to be hyper-vigilant and tell her to leave things constantly, and I wish she would make the decision on her own to...
  3. How do I stop scavenging behavior

    Dog Training Forum
    Thanks! I hope you are right about growing out of it. She was worse about it when she was a puppy and now at a year old she definitely still has maturing to do. I thought about a muzzle, but the only types I've seen are the super restrictive kind for aggressive dogs that wouldnt allow her to...
  4. How do I stop scavenging behavior

    Dog Training Forum
    I need tips for breaking a scavenging habit with my dog. She is a 1 year old Australian Shepherd. She is obsessed with eating stuff off the ground, particularly grass, sticks, bark, acorns and rabbit poop, all of which are plentiful in my yard/neighborhood. If left to her own devices she would...
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