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Old 01-25-2014, 12:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
Cassidy's Mom
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I do most of my puppy training at home off leash. I do like to have a lightweight leash attached to the flat collar, so I can step on it if necessary, but I want my puppies to pay attention to me and work with me, and not just because they are restrained by a leash. That requires me to be as motivating and fun as possible, so puppy WANTS to engage with me.

Obviously, outdoors I use a leash, for safety reasons.
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