Tag Archives: i have a reactive dog

5 Healthy Habits for Reactive Dogs and Their Owners

Posted on: March 28, 2016 - 2 Comments

Sometimes owning a reactive dog is just plain hard. The idea of getting up and taking a walk in the mornings, when I know I might end up with a whirling dervish instead of a dog at the end of my leash, makes me want to stay home under the covers, safe in bed. However, Read More

Confessions of a Dog Trainer: I Have a Reactive Dog (Part 3)

Posted on: February 1, 2016 - No Comments

As promised, I am going to talk about some of the things I did that helped curb her reactivity towards other dogs. These are things I did in addition to handling exercises designed to keep Charlotte’s attention on me AND the behavior modification to help her feel differently about dogs.

Confessions of a Dog Trainer: I Have a Reactive Dog (Part 2)

Posted on: January 18, 2016 - No Comments

It's simple but not easy to be skilled at managing a reactive dog. It takes lots of practice to sharpen your own mechanics while teaching the dog various exercises to help the dog stay focused on you.