Features June 2014 Issue

5 Things To Do If Your Dog Won’t Come to You

Trainer Sarah Richardson, of The Canine Connection in Chico, CA, uses a toy and unpredictable running action to engage Charlie and keep his recall practice fun.

5 Things To Do If Your Dog Won’t Come to You

Itís frustrating at best, dangerous at worst, when you canít get your dog to come to you. Indoors, he may be suspicious that youíre going to do something aversive, such as treat his ear infection, or put him in his crate. Outdoors, he may also have an aversive association with coming to you, or he may just be having entirely too much fun. Whatever the cause, here are five tips for handling the crisis:

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