Training new puppy to accept dog collar and dog leash
It is important to give the puppy plenty of practice and use the highest standard of care and patience in getting used to walking on the dog leash in the home. It is best to do plenty of work in the home, since it is a safe environment with few distractions. After the puppy is comfortable walking indoors on a leash, it is time to start going outside, beginning of course in a small, enclosed area like a fenced yard. After the puppy has mastered walking calmly outdoors on a leash, it is time to visit some places where there are more distractions.
You may want to start with a place like a neighbor’s yard. Walking your new puppy with his new dog collar and leash
around the neighborhood is a good way to introduce your neighbors to the new puppy, while giving the puppy valuable experience in avoiding distractions and focusing on his leash training.
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