She's still a puppy. Steel goes stupid for other people (ears back, wagging whole body), but he has a strong "leave it" command which I have trained for him to focus on me when I say it. We're still working on loose leash, but I'd like to think he's pretty good for a 7 month old with a stubborn streak on his mom's side.
Have you asked your trainers for advice on how to get her to watch you like they do in class? I agree with Jax - engagement is a great place to start. Do you try to keep her attention while in class? I'll ask Steel for sits, downs, spins, back up, etc while the class is being instructed. It just keeps him focused on me the whole time instead of the other dogs/people.
+ Kalbi CGC 6/21/2015
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+ Blackthorn's Skofnung CGC TKN RATI RATO (Steel) 07/23/2018