Put Her On Her Leash: This is the beginning, so the best thing to start with is to let her know what the command “Come” really means. Put Rover on her leash and take her outside.
Call Her Over: Don’t use any big words, as this can confuse the dog, and don’t switch your words around. For Rover to know exactly what you mean, use a simple command, like “Come” or “Here,” or you can whistle.
Praise: When she comes over, be sure to give her lots of praise.
Repeat steps 1-3 several times: Repeat the steps several times to drill the idea of the come command into her head. If you have a hard time trying to get her to come over, you can grab her attention by clapping or whistling and continuing to call her.
Put Her On Her Leash
Entice Her Over: There are many times when a dog will come to her owner, and then trot away at the last second. To avoid this, you can always have her on her leash and try again. Just as she is about to veer off, pull the leash and start running in the opposite direction. This will entice her to run your way every time.
Make Her Sit and Walk Away: If you can make your dog sit, do so. Instead of a leash this time, put on a longer cord used for dogs. Walk away with the other end in hand. If she just won’t sit and stay, tie the cord up to something so she can walk around.
Call Her Over
Repeat steps 8-10 several times: When repeating these steps, make sure to increase how far you go so that there is more distance between you and the dog every time. Eventually your pooch will come to you from long distances.
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