It’s The Leash You Can Do! - By Glenda Herrin, ABC Mentor Trainer & Owner Of Heeling Hounds

Saturday, January 30, 2010 : 12:36:49 PM
Updated Friday, August 12, 2011 : 10:58:32 AM
The best leash to use when walking your dog is either a nylon or leather 4- or 5- foot leash. This type of leash will help you stay in control of your dog during the walk and enable you to keep him close by your side as well as extend the leash enough to let him have freedom to sniff and go to the bathroom when you decide he can. If you have a dog that pulls, using a traditional harness will actually encourage him to pull more due to a dog’s innate oppositional reflex. This also applies to using an extendable “flexi-leash”: when a dog is consistently allowed to drag his owner down the street without having to pay attention to where the owner wants to go, this communicates to him that he is leading the walk and that his owner is simply along for the ride and fulfilling the role of Official Leash Holder. The flexi-leash also encourages pulling, since a dog will learn over time that if he pulls forward just a bit on the leash, he can keep going farther and farther forward!

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