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by RangerBeaut
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Counter Conditioning question w/ Surprise encounters
Replies: 4
Views: 1284

Re: Counter Conditioning question w/ Surprise encounters

thanks so much for your replies. The neighbor surprise happened the other day and once he started barking i thanked him and threw treats at him. i gave her some treats to throw and he quickly calmed down but was hesitant to go up her. I must say in most stressful situations, whether its a stranger o...
by RangerBeaut
Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Counter Conditioning question w/ Surprise encounters
Replies: 4
Views: 1284

Counter Conditioning question w/ Surprise encounters

Hello all - If you need to know more about my dog, i talked about, Ranger, in a post called fear aggressive lab. I have a question regarding counter conditioning. I have be doing this with Ranger since this summer and it seems at times its getting better and other times it he isnt getting it. I have...
by RangerBeaut
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Re: Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab

As I was typing that, I kind of answered the question in my head about mid value treats - good idea! This week i started to feed him half his breakfast in a big treat ball at that park after his walk. Hoping that can help him realize walks/parks are great - big buffet. Typically we feed all his meal...
by RangerBeaut
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Encouraging barking?
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Encouraging barking?

Not to ask a question on top of a question but if a dog that reacts to a noise like the above post (based on fear) and barks and growls and wont settle down even after you say your quiet command (thank you, quiet, shush) is a time out suitable (bring dog into room for a few seconds - once quiet, ok ...
by RangerBeaut
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Re: Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab

Thanks Erica. It will be and has been an ongoing process but I think he will start to get it. I agreed with some of the training methods from Jan Fennell but not all dogs are alike and a blanket training method cannot be used for every dog. What really got me to read, re read, and read more of Victo...
by RangerBeaut
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the form and would like some advice
Replies: 0
Views: 2142

New to the form and would like some advice

Hello all! I am new to this forum and posted about some issues i am having with our 2.5 year old yellow lab, Ranger. We got him as a puppy from a breeder at 11 weeks old in October 2014. As a puppy he was very hyper as most labs but did well with basic obedience (sit, down, leave it etc. He is a ver...
by RangerBeaut
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Excitable Dog
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Re: Excitable Dog

I have a 2.5 year old lab and he wasn't as excited as your dog but what helped us the most is anytime we got ready for a walk or play time we would be near the door and if he started going nuts when putting on the leash i would walk away and sit down away from him with the leash. i didnt get up unti...
by RangerBeaut
Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Fear Aggressive/Reactive Lab

Hello all! I am new to this forum and would like some advice on my 2.5 year old yellow lab, Ranger. We got him as a puppy from a breeder at 11 weeks old in October 2014. As a puppy he was very hyper as most labs but did well with basic obedience (sit, down, leave it etc. He is a very smart dog and l...