Things to remember when using the park. Take off the leash. What’s the point of going to the dog park if you’re going to put a leash on your dog? If you’re not comfortable with your dog off leash at the park because they are too fearful or too aroused or aggressive around other dogs, then […]
How do you predict and prevent resource guarding aggression right before it happens?
Many owners complain that their dog jumps on them when they come home. This is a habit and you can create a new one. Anticipate the excited behavior. Don’t meet your dog’s excitement with more of your own. Be quiet. Model the emotional state you’d like to see from the dog. Tell the dog to […]
Give your dog the chance to choose the appropriate behavior. Teach and reward a sit, down or even a trick. Once the behavior is fluent wait for the magic. These responses were totally unsolicited. The first dog chose a down and the others copied him!
Don’t let your dog jump out of the car without being released. Teach and practice getting out of the car safely using STAY