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Walking issue

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Rincewind, Jul 18, 2017.


  1. Rincewind

    Rincewind PetForums Member

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    I have a cocker spaniel Who is 13 weeks old I have been walking him for a week and a half , on the last three occasions after 10 mins he whines a bit and wants to head home really pulling on the lead to get home any ideas as to what's going on ?
     
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    smokeybear PetForums VIP

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    How far are you walking? TBH at this age my dogs do not go out for walks per se it is not necessary they get enough exercise in the garden they are taken to places for habituation etc but not walked
     
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  3. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Sounds like he's frightened
     
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    Rincewind PetForums Member

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    I take him for one walk for no longer than 20 mins but a lot of time in the first ten min it's sniffing and exploring.
    How do I get him to be less frightened ir that's what it is ?
     
  5. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    First you have to work out what is scary, then make it all a positive experience.
     
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    rona Still missing my boys

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    I assume pup is behaving normal at home and playing freely?
     
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    Rincewind PetForums Member

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    At home pup plays really well ( a bit nippy and mouthing but it's not really bad ) and responds well to treat training .
    If I think back to his very first walk he was quite frightened I think so how do I undo that ?.
     
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