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  1. Walking on a leash and dog on dog reaction questions. Help.

    Dog Training Forum
    I just spent a little time reading the training tactics thread. I'd like to know if anyone has had luck working on the leash training or dog on dog interaction? Our new rescue, Benji, is finally getting comfortable and there are a few things I'm noticing that I don't know how to work on. When...
  2. Puppy easily distracted and won't poop outside

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My puppy Zayn is a 9 month old Cairn Terrier/Shepherd mix and has been potty trained to poop outside since he was 3 months old. The problem is, I live in a lively apartment complex and there always seems to be some distraction when we go outside...kids playing, other dogs, blowing leaves!! Zayn...
  3. Afraid of everything on walks

    General Dog Forum
    We have a springer spaniel almost 6 months old who acts like he is afraid of everything on our walks now. He's been coming to work with me everyday since we got him and we go for a walks each day around noon for about 15 mins. It's a small city environment but we're on a river so half the walk...
  4. 5 month old Wheaten Terrier distraction issues!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello! New to the dog forum and it's good to be here. Our 5 month old Wheaten pup has been improving a lot over the last 3 months -- he's nailed the basic tricks & even some advanced ones. He has stopped nipping and doesn't show any aggression. In fact, he's almost TOO social when it comes to...
  5. Training with Distraction Ideas?

    Dog Training Forum
    I'm wondering if anyone can share ideas for training with distractions. Primarily I'm looking to work on recall. My pup is 6 months old and over the last 2 weeks our recall has really started to get terrible! So my question is where are some good types of places/situations to work on recall...
  6. Puppy-Leash walking difficulty

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a 6 1/2 month old chocolate lab and we are having problems training her to walk on leash. We live in the city and as soon as she exits our building, she looks around and sits, intently surveying her surroundings. She will not respond to my distractions (voice/treats). After a couple of...
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