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Teach your dog to stop pulling on the leash

Does your dog pull on the leash? 

Pet Pro Luciano Aguilar suggests teaching your dog the "HEEL" command not only as a position, but also as a form of respect.  In his words,

Remember, you are teaching your dog exactly where his position needs to be and you never want to settle for anything less.  If your dog is lagging behind you he's being submissive.  You don't need him to be submissive when you're trying to enjoy a walk with him.

If your dog is pulling, or is in front of you, then he's obviously the one leading and in control.  This can lead to other negative behavior issues down the line so be aware.

When your dog learns to be right beside you, his shoulder parallel to your leg, he's decided you are the boss and the one in control.  Once this happens, your job of protecting your dog and keeping him safe in this crazy world will become much easier.

Remember, it's always feet before paws.

For best results Luciano recommends using this technique for at least two weeks. 

You want to raise a well respected canine citizen and grow a strong owner-dog relationship based on trust, co-operation and confidence.  Work with your dog's natural motivations and instincts, not against them.  Be nice.  Cruelty or harsh words yield nothing.

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