Why does my dog hide her treats?

asked 2017-01-02 22:36:32 -0500

I've been working on training my dog to sit, but every time I give her a treat, instead of eating it, she takes it away and hides it somewhere. Any ideas why? Is that a bad sign? It kind of interrupts the training process.

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answered 2017-02-23 10:48:53 -0500

Your dog most likely hides treats because she is saving it for later! My old dog used to do it all the time. She loved knowing that she had a treat and was able to keep it until she was ready for it. I would recommend small training treats for training purposes that way your dog will most likely eat it right away!

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