Malli wrote:just wondering why you asked my location michelle? Did you have a follow up question to my answer?
Malli wrote:when I had my dog on the GL face halter, he turned his head all crooked sideways and still pulled, he wore the hair off his nose where the straps were! Plus, I would really like something I can give a proper correction with, as we do training all the time and that is part of his training.
pLaurent wrote:I think pulling is a pretty common problem with this breed.
I know I had a terrible pulling problem when I first got my Chloe.and then he simply goes back to doing whatever and yanking my butt all over the place.
If he pulls and you follow him even one step, then he has won and figures that pulling works to get him where he wants to go.
Corrections don't help if you keep walking.
I can only tell you what worked for me, and that was to make a VERY abrupt and rapid and forceful"about face" and swiftly walk away every time my dog pulled. She did get a jar and a correction this way, but really didn't associate it with me, since when she was forced to turn and follow me, all I was doing was walking away - not yelling, or visibly correcting her.
For this I used a part chain Martingale collar. It did take a bit of time and many "about faces" but now I have a dog who does not pull!
k wrote:Sarah wrote:
So, we have the formal heel, in which she is actively working on the task and too busy to think about other things; or she's acting like a lawless hooligan.
LOL boy does that sound familiar...
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