Engage in a game of fetch and return to encourage your dog to release items on command, reducing stealing tendencies.
Hide treats or toys for your dog to find. This channels their natural hunting instincts and reduces the desire to steal.
Teach your dog the 'drop it' command using toys. This helps them understand the concept of letting go.
Practice 'leave it' exercises with treats. This reinforces self-control and discourages grabbing forbidden items.
Offer interactive puzzle toys to keep your dog mentally stimulated, reducing boredom-driven theft.
Use food dispensing toys to make mealtime challenging and rewarding, curbing the urge to steal.
Reward good behavior with treats during training. Positive reinforcement teaches your dog to earn rewards.