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  • Arthur Lopatin

    August 26, 2023 at 9:54 pm

    Something else just occurred to me, which likely supplements what’s in the Q&A’s that Allie recommends: To the max extent that’s physically possible, in a situation like this, esp re: the aggression, make distance, duration, intensity your friend. In other words, try not to let the arousal-level be so high that the Pitbull gets so hyped up that s/he can’t hear / feel / understand / learn your fsdt-style correction / punishment, followed by praise reward. It might be hard to arrange. It depends on how much space the owner’s got and how you might be able to rearrange that space. If you can do that, imho, it helps you to be more LIMA