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Bentley would go up the stairs but not down them. He would get down about 3 stairs and sit there and cry. I spent one day working with him, I put his favorite treat on the next stair and after much whining he would step down to get it. We kept doing this until we got down all the stairs. It took him a few days to realize that he could actually go down them all by himself now he's a pro Good luck
Same thing here, Lucy would not go down them. Just bark and cry at the top of the stairs. I started from the bottom and took her up 2 stairs and back down with a treat. Then 3 stairs and back down with a treat and so on. I just had to give her a gentle tug on her leash to get her to do it. Now she's fine with them.


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