Your dog should be happy to walk at heel, both on and off the lead. However, he cannot be expected to do this if you don’t take the time to teach him where the heel position is.
The heel position is next to your left dog, with your dog’s close to your left knee. You should be able to link this command to others, such as ‘sit’ or ‘down’. If you have more than one dog, they obviously won’t be able to walk with you in this position and it is usually the more dominant dog that will try to get there first. The other dog will then make do with walking close to your right leg. Going along with this arrangement should make it much easier to control the dogs.Read More