Walks should be enjoyable both for dogs and the humans walking them. When a dog is leash reactive and barks or lunges at other passing dogs, people, animals, or objects, walks become more stressful than fun. Leash-reactive dogs may even have a harder time getting adopted and staying in their adoptive home.
Download this PDF and share it with the dog adopters and foster caregivers in your community to teach them:
What leash reactivity is and what behaviors are associated with it
Why some dogs are leash reactive
How to manage leash reactive dogs, including the use of helpful walking equipment