How To Train Your Dog To Walk On A Leash… Without Pulling!

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By Carrie

Training your dog to walk on a leash without pulling can take some time.


One thing to remember is you do not want to have a tight leash.

If you have a tight leash, then you are actually training your dog to pull.

Some tips to help you train your dog to walk on a leash:

  • Practice indoors first.
  • Try dropping a treat behind you and then walking ahead.
  • If your dog pulls: stop and wait for him to come to you or wait for slack in the leash.
  • If he pulls on the leash: turn around and go the other way.
  • Practice walking back and forth in front of your house or somewhere outdoors.

Now see how to do each of these steps:

Remember when teaching your dog to heel and walk on a leash is it important to always maintain eye contact.