Is Tug-of-War- Bad for Dogs?

Playing Tug with a dog breed Corgi Cardigan

 940-594-5996 Facebook Instagram Youtube Is Tug-of-War Bad for Dogs? Is tug-of-war bad for dogs? How often have you heard that that it will make your dog aggressive or show “dominant” behaviors? That’s a common misconception among pet dog owners, some dog trainers, and some breeders. In fact, there is no eveidence to show that this myth is true. Research […]

Dog Leash Training

Let them sniff. Why is it important to let your dog sniff on a walk? Dogs see the world through their noses. Slow. Send back/nephew walks that your dog absorb and process all the sense. Gives you insights into their behaviors. Mentally and physically stimulating. Decreases their heart rate. Decreases their stress levels. Improves behavior. It's their walk not yours.

1. Teach your dog to release leash pressure
2. Eyes on your dog 90% of the time, 10% on surroundings​
3. Reward while walking with a loose leash
4. Take one or two steps and reward at the side of your leg
5. Begin to vary your speed of walking
5. Make turns while always keeping your dog on the outside of your turn
6. DO NOT use the leash to pull your dog to get him to go places