Tag Archives: leash reactive dogs

Walks Are Part of How Your Dog Connects With The Outside World

Posted on: October 5, 2015 - 2 Comments

If you are stuck in your own home for who knows how long, you'd likely go stir crazy pretty quickly. Yet so many people expect this exact scenario for their dogs.

Teaching A Leash Reactive Dog To Make The Right Choices

Posted on: June 18, 2013 - 31 Comments

When Sadie first came into my life four years ago, she was what I would call a reactive dog, lunging towards and barking viciously at any dog that walked past or came close to her. Fortunately I was able to temper her reaction and teach her a new way to cope and behave in similar situations. The techniques I used meant I could change her behavior without physically punishing or imposing my will upon her in any way. I just gave her choices.