Training my Malamute Assistance Service Dogs

The Plan for Now

October 23rd 2010 12:05 pm
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As soon as I feel strong enough I will start training Lone Star for being on the leash while I use my walker (later my wheel chair). I've been thinking about it and I have a hiking leash that was Ookies before she died, I can attach it around my waste and then I will have my hands free for wheeling or walking. Apart from the odd pooing incident (she has a sensitive tummy) she has been very attentive and obedient with me. I know my husband Dave is worried about me trying it but if I have trouble the upstairs hallwall is the place to have it as I can catch myself. She'll also learn how to sit next to me when I'm on the toilet. I think this is the way to go right now for both of us to learn to work as a unit.

I will post photos when we start training in this way.


Lone Star Mobilitiy SDIT


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