Funny!!!!My parents tied my brother to a cement brick! Won't happen in today's world!!!
Originally Posted by Hunt'EmUp
Yes use a rope until you gain control and work in an area where less distractions at first and teach obedience. IMO
Let's see. 6 months old. Little or no OB. Missed 6 weeks of training. Sounds pretty normal for your pup.
Originally Posted by Majja13
Get a training program and use it.
If you were on a program, you would be using a check cord and your pup would be returning one way or the other.
The reward here is play. The behavior being rewarded is the dog's continued attention/engagement. The other behaviors he does are completely secondary. Notice... no distractions in the room.
Thanks for all the great info. I usually have a 6 ft lead on him when he is retrieving bumpers. My spot was distraction free until it warmed up.
Originally Posted by IdahoLabs