New Year, New Dog: Becoming a Still Star
This week, in our New Year New Dog series, your dog will learn about holding still. This is the start to all kinds of stay training, relaxation training, holding still for grooming and more. Your dog will learn that it’s their responsibility to hold still, no matter what is happening around them. Your veterinary team will appreciate this one as well!
The Art of Holding Still
This week, your dog will learn about holding still. This is the start to all kinds of stay training, relaxation training, holding still for grooming and more. Your dog will learn that it’s their responsibility to hold still, no matter what is happening in the environment.
Leveling up Your Stay
If this is going well, here are some additional resources for out of sight stay and additional stay training tips.
- Pup U: Teaching Your Dog To Settle
- Staying Still For Meals
- Using Still to Prevent Jumping
- Advanced Stay
How Holding Still Can Improve Your Dog's Health
Teaching your dog to hold still comfortably can make your life and your dog's life much easier, especially when it comes to preventative care! Things like tick checks after a walk, giving a bathing, or cleaning your dog's ears will become less of a struggle if your pup knows to hold still.
Routine flea and tick prevention and at home tick checks are one of the best things you can do to prevent tick borne illness in your dogs. One of the most common tick borne diseases is Lyme Disease.
This is part of our New Year, New Dog series. Check back next week for beginning walking training and to learn all about joint health.
Missed last week? Check out our first lesson all about focus on you and weight management.