TIP #1: THREE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR DOG GETS OVEREXCITED FOR A WALK
Does your dog get crazy excited when you pick up her leash? These 3 tips will help make the event more calm and enjoyable:
TIP #2: TAKE BABY STEPS
Having trouble teaching your dog a behavior? Try breaking the exercise into smaller steps. For instance, if you are teaching a puppy to sit and she keeps popping up, just mark and reinforce for putting her nose in the air. Then wait until she lowers her butt and mark and treat for that. Finally, mark and jackpot when your dog's bottom touches the ground.
Jeff Dentler, CPDT-KA, CTDI