Guest cwholsin Posted February 24, 2012 Share Posted February 24, 2012 (edited) Hey all! Our first grey, Hermes, is a perfect angel on the leash. He was really well behaved on leash from day one. Our second boy is another story. He's lived in a house with another family for a year and a half before he bounced to our home. It's obvious he didn't really get much in the way of training. He has pretty much no leash manners whatsoever. He pulls almost constantly, weaves, gets in my space, and is generally a pain in the butt to walk. I'm working with him on his manners, and I've seen a little bit of improvement but it's just so SLOW! What I've been doing is running him first to tire him out and then praising when walking with a loose lead and giving corrections with he pulls. Has anyone had success with the 'we don't go until you're not pulling' method of training to walk on leash? I'm the primary caregiver for both dogs, and if I'm walking them simultaneously, they will literally be pulling in different directions: Nash pulling ahead and Hermes hanging back/getting pulled from behind as I speed up for Nash. Hermes is so responsive to leash/collar pressure, and Nash seems immune to it. I've considered going to a harness or head collar to start fresh with something new but would really like it if I didn't have to buy new equipment. Most of the pulling seems to come from his higher-energy nature, but he can absolutely get enough exercise without pulling at my arm constantly. Any tips? Thanks!! Edited February 24, 2012 by cwholsin Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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