25 Jun Festivals With Your Dog
- Will your dog enjoy the outing
- Does your dog have the training and temperament for a busy environment
- Is your dog comfortable around children, strollers, loud sounds and crowds.
- Your dog should be so well behaved people don’t even notice they are there.
- Check the weather and make sure it’s not too hot or too cold for your dog.
WHAT TO BRING
- Poop bags
- Short Leash
- Identification Tags
- Shade if needed
- Stroller for small dogs
- You are responsible for WATCHING your dog at all times, do not turn your back on your dog
- Be AWARE of who is approaching your dog at all times.
- No meet and greets with random dogs, it’s not playtime. This is not the dog park.
- Watch for children, strollers, bikes, etc., things that move fast.
- Carry high-value treats and be ready to train your dog.
- If your dog may not be ready, go early or late, or stay around the edges of an event.
- Don’t let your dog potty anywhere, especially not ON things. If your dog does potty – Clean it up!
- Don’t let your dog greet people or jump on people.
- Do not let your dog bark or be disruptive in any way.
- Keep your dog under control & close by
- Do not turn your back on your dog
- Do not use a retractable leash.
- Use a short leash, and keep your dog within one foot of you at all times.
- Keep your dog away from food, people that are eating, etc.
- If your dog seems anxious or uncomfortable, you should remove him from the situation.
- Little dogs should be carried or ride in a stroller/wagon – it is not safe to be underfoot.
Provided by www.dzk9training.com