Coming when called is a potentially lifesaving behavior that every dog needs to know — but many canines don’t respond reliably enough. If you need to brush up on your dog’s listening and response rate when you call him to you, check out these tips from trainer Mikkel Becker.

In the video below, Mikkel shares her training advice for ways to teach a reliable come-when-called command. And remember: Only adults should do the training for the chase game — it’s unsafe to encourage canines, especially those with high prey drives, to chase children, even when you’re training.
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