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Acting up on walks

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Toby

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Barked: Sun Jan 10, '10 9:29am PST 
So Toby lately (within the last week or so) has been acting up on our walks. He'll take hold of the leash and start chewing and tugging then jumping on me and when I try to correct him, he starts barking at me. And at a year old, I don't want this behaviour to get worse.
I don't know what provokes him to start this because we're walking just fine when he decides to act up and I'm starting to feel like it's my fault, something in my behaviour changes and he can sense that?
Any thoughts or suggestions please?!? He's really trying my patience with this behaviour and I almost dread our walks. Thanks!
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