Recall Quick Tips
You are always working on your recall, its about relationship between you and your dog. Does he find you more or less interesting than everything else? You need to be more interesting than everything else!
-If your dog has poor recall set them up for success , practising at home, in the garden, hide in a room then call your dog! Be sure to reward them highly for coming back to you, even when no distractions are around!
-Find a toy your dog likes and use it as a reward for your dog!
-If your dog is struggling use a trailing long line to ensure safety while your dog explores.
-Reward your dog for checking in with you!
-Have fun! If you are standing on the spot not doing alot you are not interesting to your dog, the environment will quickly become more interesting.
-Use high value rewards! Try taking a treat you know your dog loves and only give it for recall– mine go wild for dried fish!
-Be sure to call your dog frequently throughout their walk, not JUST when its time to end your walk. Your dog may work that out and start to ignore you knowing its time to go onlead.
-Call your dog clip them on, take a few steps then let them off again to show them being clipped onlead doesn’t equal the end of their walk.