Imagine if I gave you $1 and then tried to take it away from you. How hard would you resist?
Now imagine I gave you $1,000? NOW how hard would you resist when I tried to take it from you?
That's the difference to Zach. The bone is MUCH more valuable and he wants to keep it.
I prefer to train my dogs to allow me to take ANYTHING they have instead of ignoring the issue - just in case one of them picks up something I don't want them to have.
Here's a link to my page on dealing with food aggression:
How to Deal with Food Guarding from the Raw Dog Ranch
Lauri & The Raw Fed Gang
Raw Dog Ranch
Winnie CGC - Corgi Mix
Chimanes Spice it Up Piquin (Kaynya) - Chinese Crested
Nator von Triton
HIC CGC (Mauser) - LC GSD
Piquins Some Like it Hot (Spike) – Chinese Crested
Piquins Too Hot To Handle - (Fuego) - Chinese Crested
Piquins Wasabi (Sabi) - Chinese Crested
Piquins Super Hot (Clark) - Chinese Crested
Banzai, Cloe, Mocha - Felines Extraordinaire
Neke, Tessa, Remi, Sadie, Riggs, Sasha, Tazer - DK, Mozart, Zoe - Gone but not forgotten