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Archive of posts published in the category: Leash Walking

6 Essential Skills All Dogs Should Know

While sit and lay down may be the first things you teach your new dog or puppy, there are a few essential skills all dogs should know. These behaviors promote focus, safety and good handling and may also prevent problem behaviors from forming.…


Rally-O: For Leash Walking, Focus & Fun!

Looking for a fun new way to train with your dog? Bored of the traditional obedience class where everyone practices sit over and over in a line? If so, Rally-O may be just what you’re looking for. Rally-O is an interesting obedience course…


Leash Manners 101: Is Your Dog a Tugger?

When it comes to leash manners, or a lack thereof, undesirable behaviors vary from dog to dog, but generally fall into one of four categories:  the puller, the lagger, the lunger and the leash tugger.  Leash tugging is a common adolescent display reinforced in much the same way…


Leash Walking 101: 10 Steps to Better Leash Manners

Leash walking is undoubtedly one of the more frustrating skills for dog guardians everywhere.  And contrary to popular belief, it’s not just the dog.  The human on the other end of the leash is 50% of the problem.  With that in mind, here…