Outside Manners

Prerequisite skills required

All dogs need to be proficient in the following skills indoors with minimal distraction:

  • Name
  • Touch
  • Focus/Watch Me
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Sit-Stay
  • Down-Stay
  • Wait
  • Leave it, along with basic leash manners.

Humans need to be fluent in all four components of communication (reward marker, no reward marker, interrupter, feedback).

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