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Old February 21st, 2017, 12:11 PM
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Recommendations for North Toronto/Richmond Hill area dog trainer

We just re-homed 14 months Labrador Retriever girl - Bonny.
She's very sweet, smart, and obedient (75% of the cases), but during walks she's pulling uncontrollable, even on "gentle" leash.
I'd appreciate recommendations of private trainer for a couple lessons to teach her properly walk.

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Old February 21st, 2017, 04:12 PM
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Do mean a gentle leader like this ? Maybe you're not putting it on right , it could be too loose but you don't want it so tight that is leave a mark on your dog nose.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 09:55 AM
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Yes, exactly like this.
It's not so tight, but she's still pulling hard.
And yes, it's starting to leave marks on her nose, so I want to get her off this leash as soon as possible. We contacted dog trainer, will see if she can help us.
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Old February 22nd, 2017, 11:05 AM
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Let us know how it goes. She's a beautiful girl!
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Old February 22nd, 2017, 12:10 PM
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I used a gentle leader with my last dog and I know if it wasn't on correctly he could pull me . I hope the dog trainer can help you . Your dog is beautiful !
And good for you getting a black dog , b/c more black dogs are put down than other dogs . There is a black dog syndrome in the states some people were really afraid of my black standard poodle.
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Old February 22nd, 2017, 12:31 PM
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Thank you all,
she's not rescue, just a family couldn't get her proper time and attention (2 small kids), so we re-homed her.
First lesson on this Sunday, will report.
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Old February 22nd, 2017, 01:29 PM
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thanks for being Bonnie's forever home
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