Kids, Why Fast Agility Dogs Need to Slow Down

This is an outstanding video geared toward youth dog agility competitors, but is so true for every competitor out there.

If you have an energetic dog that loves to go fast, they will make it difficult for you to maintain control because of that speed.

What you need and what is taught in this video is a slow down or deceleration command if you will to gain control.

As Dr. Dunbar points out, how can you teach your dog an acceleration cue if they never go slow and how important it is to be able to slow your dog down?

With course designs getting more technical, it is paramount that you be able to speed up and slow your dog down.

If you loved Dr. Dunbar’s humor and way of teaching kids be sure to LIKE and then SHARE this video with any youth competitors you may know. Heck, you can share it with anyone having issues with a fast dog too.