I’m a former dog trainer & here are my two tips for a well-behaved pooch – plus why you need to ditch a retractable lead
A FORMER dog trainer has shared her top two tips that will help you raise a well-behaved pooch.
Animal fan Taylor Cezanne took to TikTok to share the two very important things that she carries with her everywhere she takes her dog.
So if you have a naughty pup or are struggling to get your pet under control, you’ll need to listen up and take notes to Taylor’s tips.
The former dog trainer said “How I teach my dog to behave in public” and shared her clip with the caption ‘I love that dog training makes the bond you have with your pup even stronger.’
She said: “Every single time I go in public with my dog, everybody who sees him says that he’s the most well trained dog they’ve ever seen.
“I’m gonna show you guys what I take with me everywhere I go when I bring my dog.”
Firstly, Taylor explained that you must ditch your retractable lead immediately.
Doing so, according to Taylor, will give you much more control over your pet.
She noted: “Number one, the most important thing is a leash.
“You’re gonna want to have a really good quality leash.
“Pro tip: Don’t use a retractable leash. Especially for a bigger dog.
“I love a hands free leash for extra control.”
Secondly, Taylor stressed the importance of carrying treats with you in order to get your pooch to pay attention.
The dog lover advised: “The next important thing is to take treats with you everywhere. Everywhere.
“Treats = full attention on you.”
Taylor’s clip has clearly impressed many, as it has quickly gone viral and has amassed a whopping 1.4million views.
It has 137.1k likes, 1,141 comments and 2,343 shares.
Many social media users appreciated Taylor’s advice and were quick to express this in the comments.
One person said: “Wow you are a good dog trainer.”
Another added: “Thanks for sharing.”
A third commented: “Omg thank you! Taking in all the info from you! I have a 9 week old German Shepard mix puppy. Biting/chewing has been our challenge right now lol.”