Thanks for the suggestions! We have not yet tried walking them together with Maggie in front. We will definitely do that. Both dogs get a mile walk daily with my husband walking Maggie in the mornings and I walk Daisy in the afternoons. It should be easy to walk them together with Maggie and "daddy" in front and Daisy and me behind.
We always ensure that Maggie enters and leaves the house in front. However, I must admit it takes a lot of strength to hold Daisy back and Maggie is prone to want to hold back and let Daisy go first. I haven't seen much improvement, but we have continued that whenever they are living together.
I truly think that Maggie is a middle of of the pack girl by nature and Daisy is an Alpha bitch by nature. I think we are attempting to make water run uphill! LOL
Have you tried walking both at the same time? Having Maggie lead the way? They do say that dogs leading the way ARE the pack leader. Perhaps you walk Maggie just a few steps ahead, while someone else ... more
Worth a try! Betsy (Mom of Maggie),Mon Jun 11 3:09pm
LOL..I guess I can relate. Creasey is only 8 months but he's just a big goofball. You can so tell he's the gentle type and not an aggressive Alpha male. He'll puff up his chest and bark, and it's a... more