Does your dog pull like crazy on the leash when you’re walking him? Do you dread walking your dog because the constant pulling hurts your arms and shoulders? Do you wish you could just take a long, relaxing stroll around the neighborhood with your dog?

If this sounds like you, then you’re going to want to stay tuned. Because in this episode, I’m going to share with you the secrets to loose leash walking. I delve into the reasons why dogs tend to pull on the leash and offer practical tips to address this common issue. Additionally, I provide recommendations for preparing your furry friend for Halloween, including desensitizing them to costumes, decorations, and noises, as well as creating a safe space for them during trick-or-treating. Tune in to learn how to make your dog’s leash walks more enjoyable and keep them safe during the spooky season. Key points from the episode include:

  • Introducing what loose leash walking is
  • Understanding why dogs pull on the leash
  • 6 techniques to stop your dog from leash pulling – plus a BONUS tip!
  • How to prep your dog for Halloween

Let’s face it, if your dog is a nightmare to walk, then you’re not going to walk him. By implementing the strategies shared in this episode, you can help your dog become a well-behaved walker, and watch as a whole new world of possibilities opens up for the both of you.

Thank you for taking the time to help your dog become a more well-mannered mutt! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive more training tips, canine wellness advice and fun activities for dogs and their owners!

If you have questions about today’s episode, or if there’s a topic you want to learn more about, come connect with me on Facebook and Instagram at mannersformutts. If you enjoyed this podcast, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review – I’d love to hear what’s been helpful for you and your canine friends. Talk to you next time!