Setting the Future with a Family of Dogs
June 16, 2023
Kay Laurence, Frances McCormack & Sue McGuire
Important conversations when we graduate from one dog to two:
- Does one dog teach the other bad habits and can we ask them to teach good habits?
- Delivering rewards, you only have two hands, training one dog without excluding the other: learning the important skills of spectating and not feeling left out.
- Walking together: your body language is the dominant cue and we have to be careful not to let them feed off each other in arousal.
- Nose put out: the long term resident can feel upset by the demands of the new puppy. Be sure they have their special moments.