Hi I have searched for earlier threads but couldn't find anything regarding surfing for non food items. We have a 3.5 month old vizsla. He is constantly counter surfing but not just for food. He will jump up and grab anything (papers, hats, books, bags, placemats, etc). We have tried dropping a treat on the floor along with off (hoping he will get distracted)... We have tried just pushing his paws off and saying off in a firm/not nice voice. If we show him the treat he will get "off", eat it and surf again!
Sadly I have a desk in our kitchen/eat in area and its basically useless since everything is relegated to the 8 inches from the back.
Do we need to remove everything from every horizontal surface we allow him in? Hopefully there will be another solution. I have been told by one trainer to use a spray bottle but I am hoping there are other things that will work.
Basically every waking moment he is out of his pen I spend either playing with him, training him or telling him to get off the counters, couch, etc.
Thanks in advance!