Originally Posted by Jlmaiorana
I have her on a gentle leader harness which hooks in the front with a leash and the head harness with another leash because im afraid of losing her with just the head harness until I can trust that the head harness is reliable by itself in case we run into some extreme situation. Ive tried coaxing her with cheese chicken brunsweiger training treats beggin strips etc. No luck. I tried walking ahead to the end of the leash wont budge. I tried picking her up off to standing position and she lays back down. I cant bring a ball because she will just want to play and we wont get anywhere. Im out of ideas.
Sounds like the ball might be a good bait. Just hold it in your hand where she can see it, if she's that focused on it, she may continue on the walk thinking she's about to play. Then reward her periodically with a short toss when possible. It'll at least make walks more fun for her.
Glad to hear you've gotten the mauling under control.