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    How do you get your dog to behave nicely when you take him or her for a walk?
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    Annie_WebMD_Staff posted:
    How do you get your dog to behave nicely when you take him or her for a walk?

    My dog has a Martingale collar so I can give her leash a quick tug and release when I want her to heel and she isn't listening to me. That will quickly and firmly get her attention. When she looks at me I will then praise her and tell her "Excellent"!

    What tips do you have about your dog that may help other community members to better enjoy their walks with their dogs?

    - Annie
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    MikkieKim responded:
    The penny shake can! Works wonders. Please see my post under Tips.
     
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    kelseyenzo responded:
    Use a Gentle Leader. Use Banaca Spray. If dog misbehaves spray on dogs nose: they hate taste and smell. Keep trat in hand near your hip so dog will stay in proper heel position


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