How to Stop Your Dog Pulling on The Lead

One of the biggest joys of owning a dog comes from walking. It’s a well known way to help wind down, reset your mind and new research has shown that it’s a key component in helping us stay healthy and live longer.

But what if your dog walk has you tearing your hair out because you can’t stop your dog pulling on the lead, whether lunging forwards or applying the brakes to hold you back? Well, it is solvable so take heart and we have some top advice for you below to help you.

As part of Direct Line’s Pet Fix campaign they met naughty dog, Hodge, a Basset Hound with a penchant for pulling backwards and sent dog behaviourist Steven Havers to help his owners.

Here’s when they met and how Steven helped Hodge walk without applying the brakes.

For more pet tips visit www.directline.com/magazine

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