Enjoy Dartmoor with your Dog
How to stop your dog chasing sheep and get the best calm behaviour.
DOGS ON DARTMOOR: DON’T
Let your dog off the lead during lambing and ground nesting times - between 1st March and 31 July.
Let your dog off the lead near Livestock - There could be livestock round every corner.
Let et your dog off the lead just because YOU want the fun of seeing them ‘running free’
Assume your dog will be as biddable on Dartmoor as they are in a country lane.
Let your dog get a taste - or even one experience - of chasing livestock.
Let your dog out of your sight
Take any chances.
DOGS ON DARTMOOR: DO
Know that a lead walk on Dartmoor or on any open land can be a very satisfying experience for your dog.
A lead walk will be helping teach your dog to be calm and stay with you.
A lead walk will strengthen your relationship with your dog.
A lead walk will be preparing your dog for walking to heel.
A long lead can help you practise walking to heel safely, and practise recall in this heightened environment.
DOGS ON DARTMOOR: REMEMBER
Sometimes less freedom = more safety when you are around livestock.
Sometimes less freedom in very exciting environments = more success with your dog’s training and behaviour.
Please contact me if you would like help with your dog