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i resued my siberian husky about 9months ago at first he didt like to walk at all now he is ok but constantly pulls how

male husky around 24 months old when i rescued him shows no agression just nerves around males and pulls constant when out for walks


Asked by Member 1109539 on May 6th 2012 in Leash Walking
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Maggie Mae

First, get your basics down. Sit, Down, Come, Stay, Leave It. You can use this limited vocabulary in many situations. If you already have this down pat, then no need to worry. If you don't, start with bonding and connecting through eye contact, then move one step at a time. Anyway, when he starts pulling, completely stop, look elsewhere, not where the dog is focused, or on the dog and go into zen mode. Think calm or bored. Stay that way, completely ignore him. When he calms down a bit and you feel like he can focus on you, call his name and make him sit or something he knows. Once he is doing this, follow up with a good boy then move forward. He will immediately start to pull again. You will barely move inches at first but if you are persistently consistent, he will follow. If you feel like something is casual, business as usual such as another dog, then your dog should reflect that, you just need to show him how.


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Libby

Huskies have been bred for centuries to pull. It feels satisfying to them and they're good at it. Mine responded very well to a halter-style leader. I chose the Gentle Leader brand. You probably want the medium size. The cost is about $25.

www.premier.com


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