Looks like you are getting off on the right foot. Go with small chunks of training. As much as you and the dog want to go on nice long hikes it would be good to stick to trips around the block for a few weeks. That way you can work on giving clear directions on how to walk on a leash. I find that I can give the dog clearer directions with a collar than a harness. For my dogs, a harness means they can move out to the end of the leash and give me a little pressure as to which way to go. Collars mean, "this far and no further". If my dogs start to react to an animal or a person then I walk into them with my legs and force them around in a circle. It may take more than one time around for them to look up at me to see what they heck I am doing. I reward the look and then we move on. Best, though, to be diligent about your dog's body language. It is much easier to redirect when the dog is first thinking about acting up than after they've decided on a course of action.
Give her 2 or 3 weeks of just hanging out with family so that she can learn the new rules of life. If she is doing well then you can start having friends come over to meet her.
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