Loose leash walking tip - use a loose leash!
One of the biggest mistakes I see people making with young pups or dogs in early heel training is that their leash is too short. You might think that keeping your pup on a very short leash is teaching them correct heel position (their shoulder by your knee). In fact, it’s teaching at least two bad habits, possibly three (or more). First, fundamentally, you're teaching your dog that a tight leash is a signal to move forward and PULL. Second, you’re teaching Pup heel position i