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Dog Training Method Using Collar and Leash Training

Aug 17, 2007
Leash Training is one of the most regular training method and the leash itself would perhaps is the most basic equipment used in training your dog.

Now here are some things you should think into before going into leash training which will help you to be more effective in training your dog:

1. You can begin leash training even when your dog is still a puppy. To Start leash training as early as the puppy stage will multiply the effectiveness enormously.

2. Purchase only a good quality of training leash and collar, do take care to ensure the correct size of the collar and the length of the leash. A good training collar is intended to put specific pressure whenever the leash is tightened. The leash must be made with strong material, you would not want to go chasing your dog around with broken leash.

3. Have patient with your dog. Different dogs react differently when they are put on leash for the first time. Some shows no problem while other might struggle at first. You can put on the leash on your dog even when you are not taking your dog for a walk; this will help him to be comfortable moving around with the leash.

4. You must understand that in collar and leash training, the leash become a way of communication and disciplining your dog, once you understand the use of the leash in dog training and you are comfortable in using it, then only you can begin your training effectively.

5. One of the easiest behaviors that you can train your dog with collar and leash training method will be to have your dog move properly on a lead. A well trained dog will be able to meet his pace with yours. You do not have to change your pace but instead your dog will have to adjust to your pace.

During the initial phase of the leash training, it is usual to find that your dog will charge ahead of you or slow down behind. In this case you need to give your dog a tug on the leash to tell him that he needs to adjust his pace. Once your dog reacted well, you need to relieve the pressure as soon as possible to show him that he has done well in obeying your tug.

6. Keep in mind that the leash is just one of the simple tools in dog training. Although the leash is a basic tool that is needed in this kind of training, you must know that there are many more tools out there available and you should make it your goalto learn and achieve the same great result in training your dog as when you are using the leash.

Finally, leash training can never be more effective than when it is implemented with your great relationship with your dog. The end objective is to get your dog to obey you even when they are not on leash. It will be a great attainment when you can just use your own hand or tone of voice to make your dog obey you.
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