Solution: When walking with your dog, the proper place for him is on your left side, with little or no slack in the leash. Talk to him as you walk so that he pays attention to you. That is the easiest way to solve the problem. Of course, he should be taught the command HEEL, which teaches him to walk with you on his best behavior.
From I JUST GOT A PUPPY, WHAT DO I DO?
Revised Edition by Mordecai Siegal and Matthew Margolis.
Copyright (c) 1992, 2002 by Mordecai Siegal and Matthew Margolis.
Reprinted by permission of Fireside, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.