Using Your Leash to Get Your Dogs Attention

There will be times when you need to use a jerk on the leash to get your dog's attention away from distractions. A leash correction should be a sharp tug on the leash rather than a steady pull that your dog can resist. Do not do this unless you are sure that your dog understands what the commands mean through previous positive reinforcement training. It is not good for your dog's neck, so if you have to do it often, reduce the distractions, get better treats, and use a more effective collar.

Dog Owners Handbook

Dog Owners Handbook

There are over a hundred registered breeds of dogs. Recognizing the type of the dog is basically associated with its breed. A purebred animal belongs to a documented and acknowledged group of unmixed lineage. Before a breed of dog is recognized, it must be proven that mating two adult dogs of the sametype would have passed on their exact characteristics, both appearance and behavior, to their offspring.

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