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by Pedro
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: Fear aggression - some questions

I thought I should post an update. A foster carer was found for Pedro last week, so he's no longer with us :-( The lady in question looked after him for just under a week when he first came over from Spain, and has two dogs herself. She actually only lives a few streets away and my wife arranged to ...
by Pedro
Wed May 29, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: Fear aggression - some questions

Thanks Nettle. I suspect you may be right about the visitors, it's probably asking too much of him at this point. As for the play/interaction thing, I get your point, but I think we're trying to balance leaving him to ask and knowing that he can ask; he'd become pretty withdrawn and our suspicion is...
by Pedro
Wed May 29, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: Fear aggression - some questions

Thanks for the replies. It's been an interesting couple of days... By the end of Monday, after a lot of thought (and tears), we'd made the decision that Pedro was just too unhappy with us, regardless of what we did, and that we'd ask the rehoming charity to take him back. After mailing them yesterda...
by Pedro
Mon May 27, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: Fear aggression - some questions

Okay, you know I wrote "As for visitors, he's not attacking them or barking (that's only at the doorbell itself, and we can work on that) and we have a hallway where we can brief them on what we would like them to do and not do. They'll them come into the kitchen and he'll wander around, occasionall...
by Pedro
Fri May 24, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Re: Fear aggression - some questions

Thanks for replying Nettle. He really enjoys the training classes and the practice we do at home; he's really food motivated and enjoys using his brain, so it's a good combination. His recall is pretty good too, he's no gundog (yet! :) ) but in the garden and in a secure walking field we've found he...
by Pedro
Thu May 23, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Fear aggression - some questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Fear aggression - some questions

Hi, **Having just written the below and re-read it, I now realise the length. Apologies! ** New to the forum, we joined after Googling around for help with fear aggression in our new rescue dog, Pedro. We've read a few threads now about classical conditioning and they've been really, really useful. ...