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A quick video to show you some of the basic, often overlooked strategies for successful leash walking.  


Stop Dog Counter Surfing

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Learn easy and humane strategies to train your dog to stop counter or table surfing. Simple, easy to follow instructions. 

No choke chain? Get out of puppy class!

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I met someone recently who told me a story that floored me. She approached me while I was walking my three dogs and asked if I was a trainer. She had heard that I was and had a question for me. 

She had a beautiful King Charles Cavalier puppy that was as sweet as could be. He acted like a normal 6-month old and approached my dogs with interest and a normal amount of hesitation when approaching my two big Collies and my Sheltie. 

Stay close to home once you start leash walking. This video shows the simple, but effective strategy with Jeff Millman of Watch and Train and Chicago Paws. 

Stop Leash Pulling Using a Clicker

Posted by on in Leash Walking Video


Stop leash pulling by starting training inside using a clicker. Jeff Millman of Watch and Train shows you how to start slow and easy and have success. 


Train your dog not to pull by starting inside using a leash. Watch Jeff Millman work with Cheese, a golden doodle and learn how to train inside to limit the distractions. 


Dog training come when called - how to remove help. More advanced strategy to remove the helpers that you used in the previous examples. 


More examples of how to use helpers to train your dog to come when called. Baby steps!

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Train your dog to come when called with examples of how to help him get it right. You don't need to be perfect immediately, but you do need to follow some simple guidelines. 
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dog training come when called basics

An introduction to training your dog to come when called. Useful if he steals things and runs around the house, or to get him to come at the dog park.