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Leash training during daycare with Companerismo dog training, or any reputable dog training program, offers several benefits:

Safety: Loose leash walking reduces the risk of accidents or incidents while out for walks. When a dog pulls excessively on the leash, they could dart into traffic, knock over pedestrians, or get tangled in obstacles. Teaching loose leash walking helps keep both the dog and the owner safe during walks.

Enjoyable Walks: Walking with a dog that pulls on the leash can be frustrating and unpleasant. By teaching loose leash walking, owners can enjoy more relaxed and enjoyable walks with their dogs. It allows for a smoother, more leisurely pace, making walks a positive experience for both the dog and the owner.

Bonding and Communication: Leash training, particularly for loose leash walking, strengthens the bond between the dog and the owner. It enhances communication and cooperation between them as they learn to move together harmoniously during walks. This mutual understanding fosters trust and reinforces the bond between the two.

Improved Focus and Attention: Teaching loose leash walking requires the dog to pay attention to the owner and be responsive to cues. This helps improve the dog's focus and attention, which can translate to better behavior in other situations as well, such as during training sessions or when encountering distractions on walks.

Exercise and Mental Stimulation: Regular walks are essential for a dog's physical and mental well-being. By teaching loose leash walking, owners can ensure that their dogs receive adequate exercise while also providing mental stimulation through training and engagement during walks.

Socialization Opportunities: Walking on a loose leash allows for more controlled and positive social interactions with other dogs and people. Dogs that pull on the leash may appear intimidating or overly excited, which can deter potential socialization opportunities. Loose leash walking encourages calm and controlled behavior, making interactions with others more pleasant and successful.

Compliance with Leash Laws: Many areas have leash laws requiring dogs to be under control and on a leash while in public spaces. Teaching loose leash walking ensures that owners can comply with these laws while still allowing their dogs to enjoy outdoor activities.

Reduced Strain and Discomfort: Dogs that pull on the leash excessively may experience discomfort or strain on their necks, backs, and shoulders. Teaching loose leash walking helps prevent these issues by encouraging the dog to walk in a relaxed and natural manner, reducing the risk of injury or discomfort.

Overall, incorporating leash training, specifically to teach loose leash walking, is essential for the well-being of both the dog and the owner. It promotes safety, enhances communication and bonding, improves behavior and focus, and ensures enjoyable and beneficial walks for all involved.

For this add on. Do recommend using a slip lead at home to continue the training with your dog as one day wont make a huge change, but it can help them understand leash pressure. We recommend purchasing a slip lead through amazon, we recommend the HOWgo 5 ft slip lead:

Add on- Leash Work (20 Minutes)

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