Working a Dog in Protection Drive

Things to consider

  • Older the better – Ideally at least 2 years old.
  • NEED a bond
  • Dog cannot have been exposed to abusive/heavy handed handling
  • During training, punishment for aggression is BAD, and punishment for disobedience GOOD.

Variations of behavior

disruption/barking – varying from behind to between (splitting) depending on confidence

Splitting

Pulling

vid 1

vid 2

vid 3

 

 

Biting – varying degrees

Agitation

  • Hander – must be a good actor!
  • Agitator must understand working dog in DEFENSE
    • Focus on the handler, otherwise the same
      • May need feedback from a second trainer
    • Once empowered can direct agitator on dog
      • Have owner stand behind dog
      • Dog make contact with agitator? When?

Wulfen 1

Wulfen 2

Bite Club Drill (2nd half)

 

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