does the breeder have a lot or any experience in working . I ask because generally a Czech dog would not be taken to an American show by a working person. You may get a bit of a hybrid confusion .
What do you consider a lot of pressure, what did you do. You said you stopped all correction and he bounced back to life. Correction is not punishment . Correction is a molding of behaviour to a correct response . Are you saying this is what shut the dog down - . If he were "harder" in his nature that would roll off his back like water off the proverbial duck.That is what I mean about the hybrid character -- he may be yahooo drivey , but will be inhibited or submissive when you impose your agenda .
I have dogs for work and they do have lots of drive . The one thing I don't have is a confused dog that thinks I am their toy , or family members are there for bites .
Do you not think rough housing with the dog and inviting him to confront you, beat you, bite you, and then you limit him is confusing to the dog . Dogs are pretty black and white , not so much conditional .
Ask your breeder to recommend a local training club.
YES exactly this! Great post Carmen!
"For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear."