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post #4 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2014, 10:56 AM
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I do know that our own emotions and actions will influence our dogs. So when you're walking confidently and ignoring other things, you can teach your dog to do the same. If you're nervous and drawing attention to other things, you can put your dog in a heightened state of arousal - then he's not calm anymore, he's on alert. Maybe it's just that simple, and this is the problem. Maybe not - but if you can try to act like you own the world and everything you see is just a background then you might get different results. Next time you're out, try it
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