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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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Yes!!! FINALLY!!!!!(+ review)

Progress!!! I am so proud of Chester. It may sound like I'm overreacting, but after three months of pushing on the brakes for walks, Chester is finally going on walks consistently and, believe it or not, happily. Today, I took him on a walk two times around the cul de sac and was right by my side, happily trotting,(even though it was a really gloomy and rainy day today) and no pulling. Yesterday he did that too. We are using EasyWalk harness on him, and it is working remarkably. Our trainer recommended it for the class. And where in the thread title I said (+ review), I was going to mention in puppy classes when were working on 'drop it', 'leave it', and 'take it', Chester was the star of the class - acing every single turn. I love bragging about him...


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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 08:01 PM
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right on Ruth, enjoy your walkies.

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Great work Ruth and Chester. It's so much more fun when you can be relaxed on your walks - I knew you and he could do it.

I'm impressed with the drop and leave progress as well. Charlie will leave boring things OK but no way will he leave anything he's interested in - particularly paper tissues which just get shredded all over the yard.
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excellent work Ruth,. sounds like Chester is making great progress!


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Awesome progress Ruth! You should be proud of Chester AND yourself!!!


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good for Charlie!!Have fun on your walks!

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Doesn't sound like you're overreacting at all! Kudos to you both!

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Great news Ruth!! I am happy to hear the progress he is making and the time you are putting in with him. You are a great doggy mom





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WTG, Ruth! Yayyyyyyy, Chester!!



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You're dong great, Ruth, and have the right to brag.


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