Wouldn’t it be nice to bring your dog to your favorite local café? If you’ve imagined yourself chatting with a friend while Fido lay at your feet as you sip an espresso, then it’s time to teach him suitable restaurant manners. After all, the last thing you need is Fido nabbing a sandwich off a dining neighbor’s plate or knocking down a patron with an excitable yelp. Practice these tips and enjoy an afternoon with your favorite furry friend.
The Basics Matter
Sit. Down. Stay. Quiet. These are basic manners that many dogs haven’t yet mastered. If yours is among them, keep him home until he’s ready to obey, and obey consistently. Remember that bringing your dog to a restaurant is a privilege — not a right. If your dog can’t sit still, and quietly, he will not be welcome in a restaurant, even an outdoor café. And if he will not come when called or jumps all over unsuspecting diners, you won’t be welcomed back.
These four basic commands form the cornerstone of dog training and they are easier to teach than you might … Read Entire Post