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04-20-2015 11:06 AM
glowingtoadfly He is muzzled for the Growl Club, so that wouldn't work. I meant for just regular walks and socialization in the grocery store parking lot
04-20-2015 04:45 AM
Ellimaybel I don't know, but wouldn't the ball on a rope also be distracting for the other dogs? It seems like it could be and then with the other dog/s eyeing his toy his anxiety could go up? Also might be more difficult for other handlers to keep their dogs calm if they want the ball?
04-20-2015 12:09 AM
glowingtoadfly Grim had a rough time at the Growl Club today, but we haven't been in a few weeks because of a trip to the cabin and a week off due to the dog flu. He is out of practice, and he struggled today with four other dogs there although he did beautifully yesterday with just one other dog on the walk. His toy drive is increasing from the near- daily flirt pole sessions we have been doing and I taught him rudimentary fetch tonight. He is working on "drop" right now and he actually dropped it near me a few times. I have been working on having him let go of the ball tied to the flirt pole when I grab it and say drop, but tonight he actually fully dropped the ball when we were fetching a few times! We did some obedience for the ball and he was leaping to get it, very excited to perform commands for it, and then he kept dropping the ball in his water dish to splash around with it. We had a lot of fun. He was very disappointed when it was time to put the ball away. I'm thinking of transitioning to a ball on a rope reward on walks, but due to his anxiety, his play is more inhibited on walks and he has a harder time focusing on the toy outside. He does well with food but I think it could help his confidence to loosen up and play tug on walks. Suggestions welcome...
04-06-2015 09:23 PM
glowingtoadfly
Grim circle tracking

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BXq2i0...m-upload_owner
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01-25-2015 12:38 AM
glowingtoadfly We have decided to go with a positive reinforcement trainer for Grim and keep our old trainer for Skadi. He was able to take treats from his trainer's hand today and be off leash with her!
12-28-2014 11:53 PM
glowingtoadfly The biting by Miss Skadi has been completely resolved since we hired a trainer. Hooray!
12-28-2014 05:36 PM
glowingtoadfly Well, some of the photos are of focus work. Some are of him obsessing over the animal that lives in our porch.
12-28-2014 05:17 PM
glowingtoadfly Grim doing focus work in his new tracking harness.
12-26-2014 08:21 PM
glowingtoadfly My husband and I are sick with a cold and had to go to a family gathering today, so all the dogs got for exercise was a brief track in my grandmother's yard. Both of them have been extremely calm and well behaved all day.
12-25-2014 06:25 PM
glowingtoadfly Grim circle tracking properly: http://youtu.be/2_lJA6oCuss

Merry Christmas everyone!
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