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EP 14: Power Series - Tether Training

July 27, 2022 Jeanette Forrey Episode 14
Badass Breeder
EP 14: Power Series - Tether Training
Show Notes

Welcome to Part 3 of our Power Series where we discuss how you can have a calm, happy dog, wherever you go together. Today’s topic is the Power of Tether Training; what it is, why you should do it, and how to do it. Hear about the different types of tether training, and listen to a step-by-step guide on how it works. Hear why at the start, tether training requires your full focus, and find out why train, name, and reward is one of the most powerful processes you can use while training your puppy. You’ll also hear about supervision, constant guidance, and why, if you talk too much, your dog will tune you out. Finally, we discuss how to incorporate all three methods to raise a happy, relaxed dog. Join us today to hear all this and more! 

Key Points from This Episode:

  • Hello and welcome to Part 3 of our Power Series.
  • A recap of Part 1 and Part 2 where we discussed hand feeding and ‘sit on the dog’.
  • Today’s topic: tether training: what it is, why you should do it, and how to do it.
  • The different types of tether training: stationary and umbilical.
  • A step-by-step guide to how tether training works.
  • Why you shouldn’t start tether training while you are trying to do other things.
  • Supervision and tether training.
  • Training, naming, and reward.
  • Why you shouldn’t talk constantly: your puppy will tune you out.
  • Why puppies cannot be chasing children.
  • How you should teach your puppy: through constant training and teaching.
  • How the tether provides you with the option to correct and control.
  • Always supervise your dog if it’s on a stationary tether.
  • When you can start to incorporate all three methods.
  • The importance of taking time to teach and reward your dog.
  • Coupler and hands-free leashes and why they are useful tools for dog training. 

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