Blog - S-t-e-a-d-y

S-t-e-a-d-y

Steadiness is so important for so many reasons; you want to be able to take your eyes off your young dog when he’s in a stay without worrying about him getting up and chasing something, or to take off after a rabbit, or a cat, when you’re walking him.

If you are going to take him out shooting then it is imperative that he has self-control as there will be an awful lot going on around him an awful lot of the time.

When you can leave your dog in a sit-stay and walk a circle around him, both one way and about turning and going back the other then it’s time to start putting down distractions; both whilst he’s in a sit-stay and when he’s walking to heel.

An excerpt from The Pet Gundog Puppy
by Lez Graham MA

first published 31 August 2019

Blog - S-t-e-a-d-y

Steadiness is so important for so many reasons; you want to be able to take your eyes off your young dog when he’s in a stay without worrying about him getting up and chasing something, or to take off after a rabbit, or a cat, when you’re walking him.

S-t-e-a-d-y

If you are going to take him out shooting then it is imperative that he has self-control as there will be an awful lot going on around him an awful lot of the time.

When you can leave your dog in a sit-stay and walk a circle around him, both one way and about turning and going back the other then it’s time to start putting down distractions; both whilst he’s in a sit-stay and when he’s walking to heel.

An excerpt from The Pet Gundog Puppy
by Lez Graham MA

first published 23 August 2019