Being able to call your dog back to you is the responsibility of every dog owner. Whether or not you keep them on a leash at all times, making sure they come when called is important. Here are 5 steps you can take to help your dog to learn to come to you when you call. Here is step #2.
2. Get their attention
“Humans are boring,” said Meyer.
“The most exciting thing for dogs is to go out and sniff.”
You’ll need to teach your dog to check in with you, look back at you, and remain aware of your presence while outdoors.
To do this, say the dog’s name and reward it with the marker when it looks at you.
Dog Recall Training
Click below for each of the 5 Steps to Dog Recall Training:
- Create a “marker.”
- Get their attention.
- Grab their collar.
- Add distance.
- Enlist the help of a friend.
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