Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lake Tahoe Area
I would teach her to heel. Does she really know what you want? Are you sure? Then when I knew that she knows what a heel is, I would put her on a prong and work the heel in many situations. Get a trainer to help you use the prong. You don't want to nag her but you don't want to over do corrections either. You also need to pay attention to timing of any corrections. This is where a trainer can really help. Then I would teach her to sit any time we encountered new people. Over and over, sit and have the people ignore her. Reward good behavior. Then use the prong to enforce it once you are certain she knows what is expected of her. Do this over and over in many situations. Teach it, proof it, enforce it. Be clear, use few words, and don't be angry, just consistent.
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