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Q

Which approach is least effective in retrieving a dog who has managed to slip off its leash?

a) Stop, drop and lie down.

b) Run in the opposite direction.

c) Crouch down into a ball and offer the dog treats

d) Run after the dog while shouting its name

A

Running after the dog while shouting its name is least effective in retrieving a dog who has managed to slip off its leash – choice D. well, a dog off-leash can be hard to retrieve if you don’t do the right thing. Professional dog trainers say that chasing the dog while shouting its name would least help that situation. Such an action would make the dog think that it will be punished after coming back or probably you are playing a game.

The best way to retrieve a dog who managed to slip off its leash is to provide treats to the dog and call the name of the dog in a cheerful and calm way. To prevent the dog from going away, you may consider buying a dog harness that is really difficult to slip off.

2 weeks ago
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