Her recall has only failed us 3 or 4 times since we trained her on it 6 years ago. Or is pup aggressive or fearful of other dogs and people? Email me HERE: ken@mccanndogs.com. Start with the other dogs far enough away that he is only mildly distracted. It's becoming almost embarrassing taking her anywhere because all you can hear is her barking and howling! Negative? Hemp treats are being used to calm down dogs that possess an excitement factor, usually found in younger dogs. https://www.petful.com/behaviors/how-to-teach-a-dog-the-out-command/ Additionally, when you do pass other dogs, as soon as she starts staring them down, interrupt her. If pup hasn't drawn blood on another dog during an attack, I recommend looking for a G.R.O.W.L. Remind him with a fair correction that you are leading the walk and he is not allowed to break his heel or stare another dog down. Aggressive dog - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTiKVc4ZZWo Keep the obedience fast paced, fun, and energetic...You want to keep her attention on you so much that she cannot focus on both you and the other dogs. Repeat this training each time you see another dog on your walks. From a safe distance — your dog determines the distance, not you — have your leashed dog view another dog. The reason this method works so well is because it will immediately signal to your dog that whatever they just did was a displeasing action to you. As well, use walks as a way to train and help her focus on activity instead of worrying about being on a leash. The “Sharp Tug Method” consists of giving a sharp, quick tug on your dog’s leash followed by a quick release whenever they begin to show any signs of aggressiveness or misbehavior. Your dog must be able to interact with other dogs in order to train them to ignore other dogs. Caitlin Crittenden. If he does not get "Quiet", then correct him with the leash (spend time watching videos on how to do this correctly), have him do a few obedience commands, one right after another, such as heel with lots of turns or Sit-Down-Stand in various orders really fast. It does sound as though Kona has an issue with being on the leash. Working on this skill will prevent your dog from jumping and make the walk pleasant for everyone. Make sure you have two different types of treats. need the time to go for walks every day and preferably more than once each DogTraining: A forum on dog training and behavior. Avoid dogs that don't respect his space, pull their owners over to her, and generally are not listening well - those dogs are often friendly but they are rude and difficult for some to meet on leash. When you first begin, your dog will likely be nervous when he sees the other dog and he may only turn toward you for a moment, to get his treat, before looking back at the other dog. Bring treats with you and favorite toys if she is motivated by play. She should wait for permission ("Okay" or "Free" or "Let's Go") before going through the door instead of bolting through if that's an issue. GSD about to be 2 years old. When she can handle that then practice slower commands like "Sit-Stay" and "Down-Stay" where she notices the other dogs more. One fight can create a reactive dog. As the new dog comes into view, drop a lot of enticing meat treats just in front of your dog’s nose. The calm, structured activity, and physical exercise gives dogs a less confrontational way to bond and get used to each other, without direct nose-to-nose sniffing and as much competing. You know you have made great progress when your dog sees another dog, and he turns his head away from the once-threatening dog and looks into your eyes, expecting a treat. Third, work on teaching an e-collar heel. Calm interactions with structure with other dogs are probably the best type of social interaction for her right now - like group on-leash hikes or walks with others, obedience classes or practice at clubs or with friends, and canine sports like agility. The most main problem I'm having is reactivity. Jumping - use the Step Toward method with those pup knows and the Leash method for guests. Instead, sit on your front porch or in your garage (or somewhere out of the way if those two options aren't possible) with your dog on leash, and practice treating every time another dog comes into your dog’s line of sight. E-collar Heel - again, you have to practice a normal heel first so the dog understands the concept of heel. Intentionally go to places, like dog parks and parks that dog's frequent, and practice the recall on a leash. Best of luck training, Whatever your training goal is it’ll be much easier if you’ve got your dog’s full attention; and luckily increasing your dogs focus and impulse control isn’t very difficult. Colin has been in puppy classes (he has his STAR Puppy) and intermediate obedience classes to work on his CGC. Make sure that the other dog is not aggressive and set up several sessions, working up to letting them walk next to each other as the dogs shows signs of being ready to get close, which the method in the article describes. Looking for some advice or tricks to help teach my year old Harrier how to ignore other dogs when on a walk, that will work off leash if possible. Should I continue in this way or try another route. Also, see if there is a G.R.O.W.L. Check out the videos linked below. He doesn't understand you are cross... 3. During this time, avoid any punishment for reactivity. You are saying no to one mindset and yes to another but both should be done very calmly. Private in-home lessons can do the trick as well! Best of luck training, How does he do when greeting dogs in person? Teaching “leave it” is not difficult. Practice this with each dog individually first, then practice with both dogs together - recruit someone your dog's know to handle one dog while you handle the other if needed at first. Dog shock collars do have a bit of a nasty sounding name, but most shock collars are considerably quite harmless to your dog. She doesnt learn. When he looks at you, give him a treat. I don't shout or hit him, just say nothing and put him on the lead. Interested to learn more about tips and tricks of taking care of your new puppy? https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel Your end goal is for your dog to see another dog, and remain calm, looking at you for guidance. Practice one at a time. Also, teach him what "Quiet" means. Smells, birds, other dogs, people, etc. Additionally, when you do pass other dogs, as soon as he starts staring them down, interrupt him. If she is aggressive, I would look for a G.R.O.W.L. As soon as he starts to move in front, turn directly in front of him at a ninety degree angle. She started by barking back, then she wanted to get closer. Give your dog treats. Today he ran into someone'sbackyard after their dog. I am assuming that your dog is just chasing in a playful manner and not trying to grab, shake and kill. When the other dog is out of your dog’s view, all treats stop. Over time, by practicing “leave it,” your dog should stop pulling as soon as you give the cue. Leave It: That class will work on teaching dogs to ignore other dogs and people and act calmly while out in public. It is important to know the root of the problem because it can be demonstrating dominance, fear or marking its territory. Best of luck training, Many puppy classes cut off the entrance age at five or six months, so I suggest that you find one as soon as possible and ask how the class is run and whether there is time for off-leash play and obedience practice. Everything you need to train your canine. As the new dog comes into view, drop a lot of enticing meat treats just in front of your dog’s nose. Remember: the worst thing you can do if you have dogs that fight is to ignore the problem by isolating them from each other. One type can be fairly boring to the dog, but the other type should be a high-value treat that he finds pretty delicious. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel I suggest working on the structure of your walk first. Caitlin Crittenden. Best of luck training, Your dog starts to bark excitedly and lunges towards the other dog. Rather than give him a full treat at once, continuously feed him small bits of treats the entire time that he sees, but not does react to, the other dog. Hello! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGofhEc1YPg Caitlin Crittenden, How to help my dog be able to go walk off lead lead without running up to other people or dogs and barking, Hello Ellie, If he still won't leave, he is probably ready for a little more distractions. She should wait for permission ("Okay" or "Free" or "Let's Go") before going through the door instead of bolting through if that's an issue. I would also work on a Come command: Utilize a lot of turns, changes in speed, and other commands like "Sit" while heeling. The first step is to reframe what an oncoming dog means to your dog. Is pup wanting to get to the other dogs due to excitement and is friendly toward others, even if overly rambunctious? During this time, engage your dog’s mind with mind puzzles, obedience work, and fun stuff like games in the house or yard. Consider not walking your dog for 30 days as you reprogram his opinions of other dogs. Once pup is calmer in general after the initial training, practice exposing him a lot to the things that trigger the barking normally (make a list - even if it's long). Going on structured hikes and walks with other dogs, where the dog's all practice heeling while in the presence of each other, calm a calm, focused activity - walking, to do together, and are releasing pleasant chemicals while in each other's presence to improve associations about other dogs, can also be good. They are classes for dog reactive/aggressive dogs who are all intensively socialized together in a structured environment under the guidance of a trainer, while wearing basket muzzles that are introduced using food rewards ahead of time - to eliminate the stress of wearing something new. Gentle ways to build respect It is far easier to deal with reactivity when you interrupt a dog early in the process - before they are highly aroused and full of adrenaline and cortisol, and to keep the dog in a less aroused/calmer state to begin with. Look for someone who comes well recommended and specifically has experience with behavior issues like aggression - not all trainers specialize in aggression. Step 1. Socialization is key for a well-balanced dog. If the latter is the case, you have a very dangerous situation on your hands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98dt9Uqu-Ds Caitlin Crittenden. If you like to train with a clicker as your marker, you can also hold a clicker in the same hand that holds the high-value treat. I suggest that you be involved in the training process, but you want the trainer to have access to other dogs, starting with her own well trained dogs usually, for practice during sessions. You want pup to be working during the walk - having to stay behind you, focus on you, perform commands periodically, and not have his mind on scanning the area in search of other dogs. Guest and door desensitization: When he can be calm around other dogs, then practice greeting friends' dogs by walking the dogs on separate sidewalks, and gradually getting closer throughout the walk while the dogs are calm, until you can walk the dogs together and they can remain calm. When she can handle commands like "Sit-Stay" around the dogs, then practice closer to other dogs. Walking Together and Passing Approach methods - start with the passing approach until pup is calmer, then use the walking together method for introductions. As they catch on that being quiet gets them a treat, lengthen the amount of time they must remain quiet before being rewarded. It can be overwhelming for your dog to have a lot of people come to the house, but she needs to learn. THEN reward the sit/quiet behavior with a treat. Coco will need a lot of exercise - hour long walks are ideal and this may help to burn energy so she plays well with others. When pup's body language stays calm, they remain focused on you, or are very obedient when other dogs are within sight, reward pup with a treat and very calm - almost monotone praise (too much excitement can make the situation harder for pup). Any suggestions? It prevents him from scanning for other dogs, staring dogs down or being stared down, and ignoring you behind him. After many repetitions, your dog should understand the meaning of the cue. Hello Jennifer, Another great way to accomplish this is to find a group that does pack walks with a number of dogs. Basic commands such as sit, speak, rollover as well as more intermediate and advanced commands should be taught. He is simply too aroused to respond to your cues at this point. The walk should start with him having to exit your home very calmly, performing obedience commands at the door if he isn't calm. Have a friend with a dog stand out of sight or far enough away so your dog won't bark at the other dog. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-shih-tzu-puppy-to-not-bite Gaining an intermediate level of obedience - which is what heeling around distractions is, takes repetition. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-shih-tzu-puppy-to-not-bark Focus on training and not just getting somewhere or having the walk go perfectly for a while. Have them work with you and pup until pup is responding well to them - then practice the training they just demonstrated yourself with pup under their guidance so they can coach you, then it should just be a matter of practicing the training yourself consistently, which you may be able do without having to pay a trainer to continue helping, if you are up for working with pup yourself a lot - which it sounds like you have already with other training. Overview of leash reactivity: Come - Reel In method: Hello Jayne, I would work on practicing how to greet dogs calmly: https://wagwalking.com/training/greet-other-dogs/ The Passing Approach Method. Be picky about which dogs he greets. As the new dog comes into view, drop a lot of enticing meat treats just in front of your dog’s nose. Attending an Intermediate Obedience or Canine Good Citizenship class is great for building focus around distractions if he already knows Basic Obedience. He needs to be taught what to do instead also - through obedience, rewards, and practice. How do I get him to stop lunging and barking at dogs? Doesn't this seem like a much better scene? Hello Josh, Due to the risk of being bitten to you - since all dogs can redirect their aggression to whoever is closest when highly aroused, and the risk to other dogs and people, I don't recommend working on this on your own. Fear – Some dogs nip other dogs because they’re scared of them, particularly if they have had bad experiences with other dogs in the past and are now scared of other canines in general. But as you said, there is a fine line between that and rewarding. Using plenty of treats or toys, walk your dog making sure you’re calm and your grip on the leash is relaxed. First we reduce her fear around new dogs, and then we begin adding cues such as “watch me” or “sit.”  No matter what age your pup happens to be, learning to behave around other dogs could save him from serious injury or worse if he ends up in a fight. Example: Barking at other dogs. It is taught at home, and comes in handy both there and in the car. To increase his chances of success at learning the cue, you want to work up to high-value items gradually. When dogs get over-aroused through excitement or aggression (excitement probably in this case), they typically will not eat eats. The dog’s arousal could go over the top to aggression and you don’t want to come home to a deadly scenario. Look into joining a walking group that has a trainer used to working with dogs that have leash reactivity. Hello Amelia, The focus around distractions simply comes with practice. First we reduce his fear around new dogs, and then we begin adding cues such as “watch me” or “sit.” Dogs are not perfect and will forget. https://youtu.be/Jp_l9C1yT1g For the chewing, check out the article linked below. And the second: How do I stop my dog from being aggressive when he sees some dogs? Actually, it's all too easy to misuse the 'come' command and teach the wrong message. Caitlin Crittenden. Begin the lessons inside your home or in an area with very few distractions. We are trying to provide treats before he goes over his threshold, but his eyesight is really, really good. Keep the conga-line moving around in a big circle for training sessions of at least thirty minutes each day or at least several times a week. Lead the walk confidently but calmly - expecting to take the time to work on training proactively, stay calm, and follow through with commands. There are also walking groups that cater to owners of dogs who are not yet sure how to act properly - the classes train them in behavior as well as give them exercise. Purchase a long leash and work with each dog one at a time on recall, Down-Stay, Sit-Stay, heeling, Watch Me, and following you with the long leash slack around other dogs. Tell the dog, sit, "watch me" or whatever command you want to use for this exercise. Instead, sit on your front porch or in your garage (or somewhere out of the way if those two options aren't possible) with your dog on leash, and practice treating every time another dog comes into your dog’s line of sight. https://www.petful.com/behaviors/train-dog-not-to-chew/ Look for the early things to interrupt, such as looking around for other dogs, not staying behind your leg at a heel, tensing up when they see another dog, loosing focus on you, pay attention to where their mind and body language is at - if it's getting too aroused or loosing focus on you remind them to focus back on you or cut it out. If that could be the case, check out the article linked below for some non-confrontational ways to increase respect. And this will be either continuing your walk, or being allowed to interact with the other dog. If she is really struggling to focus then you are too close to the dogs. Doing so will make her concerns even bigger. If your dog barks at other canines, it cannot only be annoying, but it can pose a risky issue, especially if you’re at a dog park or out and about walking. Practice Come and pup resuming heel when commanded to, then staying in the heel without leash pressure while passing others on the trail. Caitlin Crittenden, Everytime another dog is in sight she stops until they are close then lunges, as well as just pulling on leash in general, Hello Aiden, Bella is a very well behaved dog, we got her at 8 months and have trained relentlessly. Corrections and structure: Then, place both of your hands behind your back. Once pup is responding consistently at that distance around various dogs over several sessions, begin to gradually decrease how close you practice around other dogs, like 2 feet closer, 5 feet closer, ect...Until pup can pass right by another dog while heeling. I’m nervous to bring him around other dogs because when we take him for walks he lunges, starts barking, and it’s hard to control him. Sometimes having low thyroid levels contributes to unwanted canine behavior. For the calmness, I suggest working on the structure of your walk first. The moment you put your dog’s leash on he is then in “protection mode”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtJxSXu4rfs&t=537s Best of luck training, https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-doberman-to-listen-to-you Bonnie needs to practice obedience and focused exercises around other dogs, while being rewarded for calm behavior and focus on you. She should wait for permission ("Okay" or "Free" or "Let's Go") before going through the door instead of bolting through if that's an issue. Avoid nose-to-nose greetings dogs who lack manners. Using a combination of impulse control, recall training, and LAT techniques, your dog can learn to ignore prey items. Our other problem is that dogs are scared of him. As she improves, gradually get closer during training sessions overtime. Instead, sit on your front porch or in your garage (or somewhere out of the way if those two options aren't possible) with your dog on leash, and practice treating every time another dog comes into your dog’s line of sight. Look for someone who specializes in aggression, comes well recommended by previous clients who dealt with dog aggression in their pups, and has access to other well-mannered dogs to practice practice training exercises around. Finally, work on calm socialization, and don't skip rewarding pup or calmness around other dogs once he is doing better on walk and is calm enough to reward it! Make a fist with the hand that is holding the treat of lower value and present your fist to your dog, letting him sniff. We want your dog to predict that other dogs near him means that YUMMY FOOD will appear! Thresholds: Go away!” Dogs fear other dogs because of genetic reasons, lack of socialization, fights when they were puppies, or any scary (to the dog) interaction with other dogs. How does she do with different people walking her, is it everyone or just certain people she is reactive when being walked by. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel A simple "He's in training" tends to work well. Since he's so big, many people misinterpret it as he wants to hurt their dog, when in reality, he doesn't. leash, the more excited your pup will become. How does she do with other dogs when up close? Taking Ava to obedience classes will go a long way to giving her the tools for positive behavior. Practice those methods with a variety of dogs, one other dog at a time, to help pup generalize the training to all dogs and not just one other dog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yLKOaASQl4 You want her to be around other dogs and learn how to be calm and focused at this age. Teach your dog basic commands, such as sit and down, and you will be able to teach it how to behave around kids.For example, if its first impulse is to jump up to kiss visitors, teaching it to lie down instead will allow you to direct it to more appropriate behavior. Which is why there are so many accidents caused by untrained and overly aggressive dogs in the United States. Never paid any attention to other dogs. Hello, if you have not taken Cash to any obedience classes yet, now is a great time to start. Tell him no or quiet? Have your friends line up spaced about 20 feet apart with their dogs on leashes. During this time, engage your dog’s mind with mind puzzles, obedience work, and fun stuff like games in the house or yard. Best of luck training, When you go to a dog park do not go inside while training. It prevents him from scanning for other dogs, staring dogs down or being stared down, and ignoring you behind him. For the leash pulling, I recommend following the Turns method from the article linked below. class in your area, which is a class for dog aggressive/reactive dogs where the dogs all wear basket muzzles and are intensively socialized together more safety in a structured environment with the help of the trainer. Also, the more you jerk on the Work on desensitizing pup to well mannered friend's or fellow handler's dogs, using those methods. Do this several times around the house over the next few days until he always looks up at you when you call his name. In this case, you are training your dog to behave in a specific manner under certain circumstances rather than teaching him a new task or chore. If pup does really well playing with other dogs eventually, recruit some friends with well mannered dogs to go on walks with you and your dog, following the Passing Approach method and Walking Together method to help the dogs learn how to be calm around each other, while also continuing socialization. Agility/obstacles for building confidence if fearful overall: https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-whippet-to-recall If you have a friends with well behaved dogs, go on walks together with their dogs, practicing the "Passing Approach" method and then the "Talking Together" method as he improves. It prevents him from scanning for other dogs, staring dogs down or being stared down, and ignoring you behind him. Hello! https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel Any suggestions on getting him to calm down around other dogs? You want pup to be working during the walk - having to stay behind you, focus on you, perform commands periodically, and not have his mind on scanning the area in search of other dogs. It also requires him to be in a more submissive, structured, focused, calmer mindset - which has a direct effect on how aroused, stressed, and aggressive he is - it makes him feel like the responsibility is on your shoulders not his around other dogs. 5-Be patient. That can help ultimately. Once she calms down she will be more likely to get interested in them. Hello, And this will be either continuing your walk, or being allowed to interact with the other dog. Whether you are a first time dog owner or a doggie day care veteran powerhouse there’s always a trick or two you can learn to get your pup to do what you want, when you want them to. This can help keep your dog safe when his curiosity gets the better of him, like if he smells … If pup does really well playing with other dogs, have one-on-one play dates with a friend and their well socialized dog and intermittently practice obedience with them together so they learn how to also be calm and responsive to you around another dog. The walk should start with him having to exit your home very calmly, performing obedience commands at the door if he isn't calm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJTucFnmAbw&list=PLXtcKXk-QWojGYcl1NCg5UA5geEnmpx4a&index=6&t=0s I would definitely suggest working on calmness and structure on the leash, which can positively effect leash reactivity. Dogs learn by making associations, and you want your dog to associate other dogs with pleasant things — never punishment. It also requires him to be in a more submissive, structured, focused, calmer mindset - which has a direct effect on how aroused he is. Or do you suggest just perfecting the walk and recall? He should wait for permission ("Okay" or "Free" or "Let's Go") before going through the door instead of bolting through if that's an issue. First, know that a dog can be aggressive toward strange dogs even if they are fine with dogs they know well - that doesn't mean that he is, but just to be aware. Westend61 / Getty Images Having a well-behaved dog is the first step in ensuring the safety of children in your home. I recommend practicing the following commands with pup while dogs aren't around first. https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel Caitlin Crittenden. Reward his focus on you and work on his obedience while the other dogs are in the background. When walking George he can cope with the dogs on the side of the path, but if they are coming head on he lunges at them, when they’ve passed he does calm down quickly, I’ve tried treats he’s not bothered about it. 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