When you get a new puppy, you want to take your puppy out with a leash. Let’s see how to teach a puppy to walk on a leash. Here are some simple tips for training your puppy.
Use a lightweight leash
The first step is to pick up a light collar with a simple lightweight leash for your puppy. You can go for other collars and leashes anytime. after your puppy is well trained.
How to Introduce Your Puppy with Collar and Leash
Try introducing your puppy with a collar and leash. I know it will be hard to put on your puppy’s collar because they are so curious and they can get tense. If your puppy looks at you and barks and tries to slip the collar, you can follow these simple steps to distract your puppy from the collar.
Play with your puppy
Bring out your favorite toy and let your puppy play. You can reward him by distracting his mind by giving him some delicious treats. In the meantime, you slide the collar around his neck. Do not keep it tight so as to cause him discomfort.
You have to always start practicing indoor before you move outdoors. outdoors there is just too much distraction for your puppy to focus. distractions are always going to override everything that you’re teaching. so, therefore, you got to practice everything indoors.
Let your puppy Explore and Learn
The first thing that I want you to learn is never let your puppy be in a tight leash position. puppy will be very keen to explore things. so you have to let your puppy explore everywhere and everything that it wants. you have to go with the flow. you have to let your puppy explore this is a very sensitive age for them.
Never pull leash or punish your puppy
Some puppies get very excited about looking at the leash and start barking or biting it during training. Never pull the strings. Start it by calling your puppy now. If he comes to you after your order, give him a treat. Now go 3 to 4 steps away from your puppy and call him back if he comes and reward him again.
Now he reacts when you call him, show him the treat and call back when he comes to you. Repeat this process until your puppy walks a few feet with you when he comes to you.
I hope you have got an idea of how to teach a puppy to walk on a leash. These basic guidelines can be helpful when training your puppy. Let me know your opinion in the comment box below.