cnnclb answered: Does he pull on the leash, or does he walk on a loose leash?
He typically walks next to me on a loose leash, looking up at me for praise (I tell him all the time if he’s a good boy while walking). He pulls if he sees a person, dog, leaf, stick, anything he wants. The halti-harness (not the kind that goes over the muzzle, the kind that clips in the front) helps with that.
myaskewview answered: walking on pavement or grass? pavement stays hot for a long time - could be burning his feeties. ? my boston and i just walk in grass.
I guess he could’ve burnt his feet on one of the walks. We walk on the sidewalks, which are white and not as hot as the asphalt, never on the street unless we’re crossing, but if he burnt his paws once it could’ve still been healing and he didn’t want to go again. Last time we tried walking was Saturday morning, before it got a chance to warm up, but if he was still in pain that could be a reason. We’ll wait a few days and see if he walks again. We did try “walking” in the backyard afterwards and he was okay with that. Unless it’s the weekend (I don’t have time to walk him most weekday mornings), I’ll just have to make sure he gets enough exercise in the backyard, which with a Boston puppy is not that difficult to do.