Loose Leash Walking Exercises

Loose Leash Walking Exercises Class:

This class is for those that would like to improve their leash walking skills with their dog or dogs!  It is also a great class for those of you that train dogs and want to help private clients or add to group classes.

Leash walking can and should be fun for both the pet parent and the dog.  In this class you will learn to have fun with your dog and teach him to walk nicely on a leash.

Class Content:

Week 1:

  • Reinforcement
  • Clicker Basics
  • Timing
  • Leash Walking Equipment
  • Positive Interrupter
  • Watch Me (1)
  • Watch Me (2)
  • Let’s Go

Week 2:

  • Follow to heel
  • Food on the ground
  • Food to the mouth
  • Vary the Reinforcecment

Week 3:

  • Practice week

Week 4:

  • Adding Distractions
  • Premack Bowl Exercise
  • Challenges
  • Obstacle Course

Week 5:

  • Practice Week

Week 6:

  • Loose Leash Walking with Eye Contact
  • Parallel Walking
  • Follow a dog
  • Face to Face
  • Walk in a Crowd (CGC)

Week 7:

  • Loose Leash Walking with multiple dogs
  • Dog Stops when You Stop (On Leash)
  • Dog Stops when You Stop (Off Leash)

Week 8:

  • Practice Week
  • Get help with any issues you may be having with your dog.

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