However, it really does not need to be this way and with simple training and consistency, even the most ardent extractors can become absolute joy to walk.
It is always best to start training early in the life of a dog, but this is not always possible, especially if you adopt a rescue dog, but training can be completed at any age. The saying "you can not teach an old dog new tricks" is an absolute myth.
By pulling on the wire can be a rewarding experience for a dog and something is allowed to continue, the more behavior is reinforced in the minds of dogs.
Dogs pull for all sorts of reasons, sniffing the ground in search of food, go say hello to another dog to greet a person or simply to get to the park as soon as possible. If traction is rewarded when he knows that pulling works.Read More