Puppies arrive knowing very little. If you want your pup to have good habits, you'll have to teach them what to do. The easiest way to do this is to start training your puppy as soon as she comes home. One of the earliest lessons (it feels like there are so many early lessons!) we teach our puppies (service dog or pets) is to walk on a loose leash. The bigger the dog, the bigger the problem. Your chihuahua probably won't pull you down, but your Great Dane surely will -- unless you start teaching polite leash manners early. Here's how you can teach your puppy to walk with a loose leash.
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