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How to Leash Train Your Dog

By: Sondra Wolfer

“Let’s Go For A Walk!” is the most frequent refrain of dog ownership. The jingle of collar and leash make the music, while wagging tails and prancing paws dance by the door. But if you’ve got a new puppy who hasn’t learned walking manners yet or an adult dog who never learned them, daily walks can be a bit of a drag. Your dog may constantly pull, or bound ahead, yanking you as he goes. Or, alternatively, he may lollygag, making a walk to the corner feel as though it takes a century.