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Walking in a crowd with lots of distractions

Discussion in 'Dog Training and Behaviour' started by the melster, May 27, 2010.

  1. the melster

    the melster PetForums Senior

    Mar 20, 2010
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    I take Bo and walk her through the local town a couple of times a week and on a Sunday (weather permitting) we have been going to the car boot up the road. I am trying to get her more used to being amongst a lot of other people and dogs which are her 2 favourite things in the world !!

    On Sunday we are going to see a dog agility team display at a local Steam Fair and Bo will be coming with us. I walk with a treat in my hand holding the treat at waist height to get her to look at me which works about 25% of the time. I'm going to bake a liver cake to take pieces with us but is there anything else I should be doing ?
  2. leashedForLife

    Nov 1, 2009
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    does Bo play tug? :huh:
    teaching a really powerful addiction to ONE super-special toy can be a huge help;
    say her sacred Name, whip out the toy, 15-seconds of tug, DROP, put it away. ;)

    SEARCH for - teach tug -
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