If you aren’t training your dog to focus on you and be reliable under distraction – your dog is not going to be able to listen to you when you need it most.
Here we see a young puppy – Marlo – who is an 11 month old Husky showing how well he functions under distraction – by staying on his place while another dog does her best to get him to come and play with her. This is Marlo’s 5th lesson and he is doing great. His owner Elie is very pleased as you can see by the grin on his face as looks on his dog with pride. The gentleman in the ball cap with the female asked if they can approach us and of course we obliged since it was a great test for Marlo.
There is a lady walking her 2 small dogs by in the background as well who has stopped to admire Marlo and was even taking pictures of him. Marlo’s owner tells me he regularly has people stop and ask about his dog and comment on how well behaved he is.