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How I TRAINED My Dog to Take a Pill

5 monthes ago   |   By Eileen and Dogs

Most of us have used the “hide it” method at one time or another to get our dogs to take pills. In fact, I wrote a whole post about some ways to sneak pills into dogs.
But there's a better way. What if you never had to hide a pill again? What if your dog would take a pill almost like a human? Instead of washing it down with a drink of water, your dog would get a favorite treat afterward instead.
Pill-taking can be trained as a behavior. It blew my mind when I first realized this, after reading Laura Baugh's post on it and seeing her video.
The concept is simple. The dog gets a treat for...
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