Walks - Page 3 - Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Go Back   Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums > All About Our Favorite Breed > Puppies, Eggheads and Fur Babies

BoxerForums.com is the premier Boxer Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-30-2012, 05:23 PM   #21 (permalink)
Power User
 
NikkiL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 689
Default

I use a harness on Nikki too. I think my plan will be to walk the pup on her own until she's pretty good and then I'll alternate. Sometimes 2 together sometimes one on one. Hopeful within a year I can walk the three of them together..


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
NikkiL is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-30-2012, 05:43 PM   #22 (permalink)
BoxerForums Addict
 
Mom2Jax&Bay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: East Houston area
Posts: 3,046
Default

I walk both of mine together all the time. I used an easy walk harness that attaches to the chest area which makes them pull to the side when they pull. Now I can walk them with a regular collar and they do great. I hope to pick up my bike soon to start biking with them. I will do one at a time there until I am better at it.

I had tried several types of harnesses but this one is by far the best. I get compliments all the time about how well they walk with me.
__________________
Owned by Jaxon- Flashy Fawn docked and natural 11/21/09 and Baylee- Fawn docked and cropped (kind of) 4/07/09 Rescue

Lone Star Boxer Rescue volunteer since 2010





Mom2Jax&Bay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 08:04 PM   #23 (permalink)
Experienced User
 
danieman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NC originally from NJ
Posts: 126
Default

Dogs pull in standard harnesses because it applies pressure and makes them feel like they're doing a good job and like they should keep doing it.

Stopping when they pull and or turning around and going in the entirely opposite direction will help your pup learn not to pull AND that you are in control and they need to pay attention to you at all times. When they're pulling, they're ignoring.

Training was probably the best thing we've ever invested in for our two boxer babies. They heel right next to me, stop and sit when I stop, one on my left one on my right.

Good luck!


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
__________________
-Dani-
danieman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 08:07 PM   #24 (permalink)
Super User
 
Katielovesleo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Crosby, Texas
Posts: 1,282
Default

Yeah the Sensable harness is a front clip and he does still pull with it on...but yeah we have been practicing some foundations where he watches me, C/T stands by my side C/T, walks by my side while watching me C/T, jogs by my side while watching me C/T, lol I learned that he can't eat and walk at the same time though and occasionally he will choke on his treat after we begin walking again, which then makes a low rate of reinforcement which makes the game much less fun and far less rewarding. *sigh*


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
__________________
“Moving around or talking too much while training your dog is like singing in the ear of a math student while they are trying to work out an algebra problem" -Karen Pryor
Katielovesleo is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:36 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com