Wearing a face mask will become normal for many of us as we come out of lockdown. Here’s some advice from our expert dog trainers on how to get your dog used to face masks.

How to get your dog used to face masks.

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Watch the video and follow our steps below from our dog trainer, Tom.


  1. Place a face mask on the floor and reward your dog for any interaction with it.
  2. Move the face mask around, rewarding again for any interaction with it. Do not move it towards your dog.
  3. Gradually move it towards your face, rewarding each time you get closer to your face.
  4. Finally, put the face mask on and reward verbally and with food, play or some simple tricks.

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