Swap it for something that the dog see's as being of equal value.
Ie: Give your 'out' command, at the same time as putting a treat to the dogs...
You will find as they get older, they do sleep that much more soundly. Mine does, especially of a night time. And yes, her hearing isn't quite up...
Faith celebrates her 12th B'day
I am so sorry for the sudden loss of your Abby.
Just reading your post bought tears to my eyes, I can't imagine how traumatic all that would...
I have had a few rescues with this temperament fault- I find attaching the dog to your waist via a lead to be really beneficial....
Faith, Jackson and Mia
Weeee! Never too old to have FUN!
Faith(11yrs) Mia(2) Jackson(6yrs)
Jackson, Mia, Mac, Faith and Riley
Oh wow, just happened upon this post by chance- and thought hmm, the name Flick sounds familiar.
I'm Boxer Rescue Victoria, and went and...
You mean the bed doesnt fit 4 dogs??!!
Rescue boy Mojoe.
Rescue girl Amy, at 11yrs.
Rescue Boxers, Darcy and Reuben
Feeding time at the zoo!!
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