Do you want a way to keep your dog off the furniture? Or do you allow her onto the furniture sometimes and need a command to get her to hop off when necessary? Teaching your dog “on” and “off” cues will help!

It’s never a good idea to physically force or pull a canine off of furniture. Teaching “on” and “off” provides a less-threatening, more-effective method for communicating to your dog when she needs to move.

In the video below, Mikkel Becker explains how to teach these cues — and shares some extra tips for rewarding your dog when she rests in her doggy-specific areas.

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