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Old 11-16-2012, 05:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Help with a runner

Why does this little guy run away from me??? He found me about 18 months ago, living in the shrubs in front of my work. I got him to take feed from and he has been my right hand man since. I always keep him leashed and if i am not leading him and in a enclosed area i just drop the leash he hangs close by until we ready to move to another area. He listens when he is in a controlled space , He will stop and sit if i command from a great distance.
Today i was loading a van and leashed him in the van and i didn't clasp it proper , he broke free. He took off like i didn't exist any more. We were in a large loading yard with only one way in or out. he kinda of cornered himself and was ordered to sit , which always works with him, still did not acknowledge me and ran past and found the way out of the yard and was gone. He was running away from me!!! I got my van and found him sniffing his way down the road, pulled over opened the door he jumped in like he did nothing wrong!!!!! I gave no reaction to him, just happy it ended quickly and he was safe.
I do not understand this flight issue, i accept that he is on leash at all times but this was mistake on my part and he took full advantage. I want control!
He is 13 lbs of grey fluff i enclosed a pic of him if that is any help, he a mix but do not know the flavor.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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He's pretty cute!

What have you done to actually try to teach an off-leash recall?
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Old 11-17-2012, 12:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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He does not know what you have not taught him I would arm myself with some really good treats practice come. If you you do not think he will come put a long line on him until he gets the concept.You can also train at a fenced in tennis court provided no one is playing it is usually a safe area to practice come. Treat always when he gets the idea treat and always praise when he gets really good you can phase out the treats over time but I always give mine treats once in awhile so they never know when they will get something really good. Then call the dog then when he comes touch the collar or give scratches then tell him its OK to go back to what he was doing so he will learn he will not be put up or stopped from doing what he wanted to do but coming to you is great. Good luck
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id get him on a long leash and get some treats and train him or take him to an enclosed park or even start in your garden just recalling over and over.

As you found him stray he maybe is a little used to freedom and is not so worried about where you have gone, if i walk the opposite direction when Caes isnt listening he comes running, your dog is probably less dependant
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:53 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Just wondering if this is the first time he has done it and is it possible he has been to the loading yard before when he was a stray?
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i work in a series of large areas 30,000 sq ft each, I work with him constantly- stop , sit , i make eye contact with him and point right or left and we move to the next area, he does respond. He likes to put his nose down and wander the area , lizards or blowing leaves are his targets , when he done with that he will wait at the exit for me. I only invite him to leave and we move on. If we pass thru areas that open to "outside world" and he extends beyond my comfort zone i call him and he tightens up. He is dragging his chain ( 5 ft) the whole time.
I do not think he was familar with the area.
The instant he realized that he was not hooked he ran , that is what i am stuck on.
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Our little Lillah is a runner occasionally, as was our previous Terrier-Chi. Both were street dogs/ strays and we believe that has something to do with it.

We took Eva & Spock on a long backwoods hike and Lillah was off leash for a few seconds and she took off! We couldn't find her after extensive searching. We went back to house and she was sitting by front door like nothing ever happened! (she covered about 1 mile distance home via power line right of way and suburban streets via our normal route)

Our previous Terrier-Chi (also named Lillah) broke free in a large public park while we were on a hike/bike trail and ran right into the middle of an active girls soccer match, running around with the girls to "play"!

Needless to say, we keep our current Lillah on leash at all times now while out in public for her own protection, (in case her "free spirit" kicks in again).
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:07 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Do you make an attempt to be the funnest thing on the planet for your dog when doing the sits and all that?
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no i have not done that approach, but will/ am! He will sit for me at any distance, but today i am doing that and calling him over to me and making a bigger deal the faster he comes.
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Awesome!
He'll get it don't worry.
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