3 distinct issues I'm working on: 1. Defensive behavior being called to me after urination. 2. Defensive behavior when he is confused. 3. Defensive behavior if he knows I am stressed. Strategy: Working to set him up for success by: 1. Turning potty into a command he can be praised for; while […]
Sorry for the long video. Thought I had stopped it when the dog showed up and youtube not saving edits. Lead up to this was I had called him a couple times from out of sight to see if he would jump out. I was just a little tense from working and his […]
First time he has gotten to interact with another dog besides pulling in months. His focus was directed more towards me today so decided to see how it would go. It went better than it ever has. For the first time his focus wasn't extremely dog focused and he was […]
I have found a few trigger words which put him into fear aggression mode. Bad dog, drop it, and no. Haven't figured what situations "no" triggers it though. It seems to be very situational. Have been getting him very happy and saying "bad dog," in a loving way to counter […]
I saw chet go to mark a post in a rental unit told him no, and outside gruffly and shut the door. He has never tried to mark in our house. Even when I finally left the door open for him he wouldn't come back inside. I gave him a release command […]
Sleek, sharp, and always a step ahead of me. Came to me as a stroke of dumb luck at 18 months a completely green dog. Prior to adopting her she had been spending upwards of 12 hours alone by herself with an owner who loved her but didn't have time […]
Charlotte had 10 puppies and was an excellent first time mother. We have sold 4, my daughter is keeping 1 and I have 5 puppies available. They are all very nice pups and I don't want to just let them sit in the yard without continuing to train them.
Charlotte is a beautiful female GSD. I bought her so that I could breed high quality shepherds with good hips, elbows and minds. She is high drive. She is a wonderful member of our family EXCEPT she attacks my 2 spayed females any chance she gets. It is a real […]