Teach Your Dog To 'Leave It' For An Ant Bed
It is wise to reserve the command "NO" for dangerous things. The less you use the command, the more likely your dog will be able to hear it. These concepts are "settle down", "off", "wait", and "take it". Teach Your Dog to "Leave It" is a way to teach your dog to leave an ant bed. Say 'Leave It' in a low, serious tone of voice. Touch her on her head and call her name. Toss a treat just outside her reach. Use your leashes to make sure she does not leave it. If she shows patience and is not trying to get the treat, you can take the treat out of your pocket and give it to her. Make a list of all of the things you can use 'take it' for!.