Leave it is one of the first things I teach after sit. I've never had an issue, they get it pretty quick. I've never really had problems with them picking stuff up and eating it(especially rocks), I tell them to leave it and they do. I also teach drop it, that is in case they grab it before I see and leave it isn't for that, no problems with drop it either. How are you teaching it? I've seen a couple ways, but the way I do it is put dog in sit, have two treats in my hand, drop one and say leave it as I drop it, if the dog goes for it I put my foot ovef it and make a sound to get their attention(I never repeat the command of say the name--just a noise), as soon as they look at me I give the treat in my hand and pick up treat on the floor--they never get the treat that is on the floor.
Misty- Samoyed Mix, Tannor- Golden Retriever CGC
Robyn- GSD CGC, TC, Midnite-GSD CGC,TC, Brennan-Golden Retriever CGC, Batman-Husky/Greyhound , Apollo-GSD
Last edited by llombardo; 07-25-2016 at 08:26 PM.