Door Darting

If you have ever tried to leave your house only to have your dog leaping at the opportunity to escape, then you may be wondering how to stop this behavior. You probably know that chasing your pup isn't the best solution ... but what should you do if your companion does sneak out? This common issue is better known as ‘door darting’ and it can make any pet parent feel discouraged, especially if you've got a repeat offender. Unfortunately, if your dog does successfully fly the coop, multiple safety issues can also arise.

The good news is that Dr. Sarah offers effective tips for addressing this problem in this episode of Pet Talk. Her step-by-step guidance will also teach you some commands to use so you can safely keep your companion inside despite any tempting doors being opened.

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  • Alma Rice

    2/28/2013 1:02:55 PM |

    I like that good info and I know that works I use that trianing, but I use a clicker on my dogs (siberian husky's), to let them know there doing good.
    Tillamook OR

  • Regina

    3/4/2013 8:23:45 AM |

    Great info!  As a breeder, I am always telling my clients to get their dogs trained for this!  There are too many dangers out there!  Dr. Sarah, you have outdone yourself on this one!  Thanks!

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