Should you let your dog walk in front of you?
Walking in front of your dog allows you to be seen as the pack leader. Conversely, if your dog controls you on the walk, he’s the pack leader. You should be the first one out the door and the first one in. Your dog should be beside or behind you during the walk.
What commands should my dog know?
21 Essential Dog Commands to Teach Your DogSit. The quintessential demand, “sit,” will come in handy on a daily basis. Watch Me. A less-known yet important command is “watch me.” This direction will come in handy should you bring your dog to a busy area. Down. “Down” is a tricky command to teach, but a great one for your dog to know. Stay. Wait. Come. Off. Drop It.
What are the basic dog commands?
7 Basic Commands Every Dog Should KnowSit. This command is one of the easiest to teach, and is usually the first command introduced to a dog or puppy. Down. Another practical command is down (lay down). Stay. Of course, you will want to pair “stay” with sit and down. Come. Off. Don’t Touch. Heel or Controlled Walking.