26th April 2017
Whether you’ve got a new dog or puppy, as an owner you will be naturally apprehensive about taking them off the lead for the first time. Depending on the breed and temperament, they might be boisterous, or even very nervous when around other dogs, people and loud noises, so it’s best to adopt a tactical strategy to ease them into being let off the lead.
Below we have laid out a six-step strategy for familiarising your dog with being off the lead, and behaving at the same time. As well as being training for the dog, this is also building the trust between owner and pet, so eventually you should have no problem in letting them off the lead on a walk. Continue reading