Saturday, July 15, 2006

Accidental leash training

Yesterday while moving Smash's tether from the porch to the barn so he could be with me while I was working, he got an accidental but effective lesson on walking on a leash.

Instead of using his leash to walk him to the barn like I normally do, I just left his tether connected and let him drag it along.

The tether is made of steel cable so it is a lot heavier than his regular leash. So it drags on the ground between his legs.

When he made a lunge after something he thought needed sniffing, the cable popped up and slapped his tender dangly bits.

He has not pulled on the leash since.

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