How To Train Your Dragon, I Mean Lead Dog...!
I am often asked how a good lead dog is trained, but more often than not it is phrased as, "How do you pick the leaders?" Truthfully, I don't, and I don't actually think that it's ME that is doing the training. Let's start by talking about what I see when a dog does not want to be a leader. For me, I look for a dog that simply has the desire to be up front. Just like people, some dogs would rather follow, and putting them in the lead makes for a very obviously awkward and ev