Can I have a teensy brag?

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  1. vanillasugar

    vanillasugar just call me Nilly

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    Nothing all that impressive, but I was so happy all the same.

    Today, Sierra walked home from work with me. On her flat collar. At almost a perfect loose leash heel with focus on me for almost the whole walk.

    WOO!

    My girl is coming around!
     
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    lizzybeth727 New Member

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    OMG, that's EXTREMELY impressive! Congratulations! Keep up the good work!
     
  3. vanillasugar

    vanillasugar just call me Nilly

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    :D Thanks!

    It's not a fancy ribbon or anything, but it gives me hope!
     
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    That's not even a teensy brag. I am fully convinced that teaching good leash manners is far harder than just about any other skill. Brag away - I'm certainly impressed!
     
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    Baxter'smybaby swimming upstream

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    hooray for Sierra!! I wish I could accomplish that!!
     
  6. WHOOP! Way to go, Sierra! That's awesome!
     
  7. vanillasugar

    vanillasugar just call me Nilly

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    I don't think it's consistent yet by any means, but the fact that I was able to get that kind of focus out of her and actually get almost a whole walk that way was so great!! I just have to keep it up :)
     
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    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    That's AWESOME Nilly! Not teensy at all - I'm still working on that perfect loose leash walk with Finn, we're far from perfect. :) Keep it up!
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    Having met the enthusiastic Sierra its not a small accomplishment. Some dogs are born with LLW skills (like the whippets) others have a talent for dragging humans all over the place :D

    Horray!
     
  10. JPuckett1989

    JPuckett1989 Slowly but surely......

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    WOW! Congrats! I wish I could say the same for sadie. I'm only able to do that with the Easy Walk harness.
     
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    Yes! We have people all the time see all the impressive skills our service dogs can do, and when they ask what was the hardest thing to teach, our answer is almost always "LEASH WALKING."
     

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