5 Exercises to Teach Your Agility Dog Self Control

Teaching your dog impulse or self control is one of the very basic exercises that will have a huge impact on your relationship.

At the same time you are teaching your dog a “off” cue you are teaching them to focus on you, the handler, at the same time.

This is one of the cornerstones of training that instills in your dog that all good things come from the handler.

It also teaches your dog to stop and think before submitting to their natural instincts which will save you a ton of grieve when you go to compete.

We would like to only add that during the initial tug game that it is ok to start with treats or use another high value toy to “trade” with your dog as you are using the “leave it” command.

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