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 theycome 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 #4.
4. Add distance
The next step is to gradually increase the distance at which your dog can be recalled. Start by putting your dog on a six-foot leash.
Then call your dog’s name and run backwards. Once it follows, say “come” or “here” and reward your pet when it listens.
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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