Assignments

Assignment #1

You’ve got a few new behaviours to work on this week after a much needed breather week! 

We know that a tight leash causes tension and tension causes outbursts and outbursts make us cray-cray. 

Let’s work on polite walking, and if your dog has that +CER, start playing with the Look at That game when you’re at a safe distance and there’s low-to-no chance your dog will burst into flames upon noticing the trigger. 

Report back in the Community as you work through these, post videos for feedback, ask questions, let me coach you! 

Assignment #2

Check out these two bonus PDFs that give you some scripts for strangers. I’m sure you’ll find something useful in there:

Is your dog human-reactive? 

Let’s talk about how to deal with people who think they’re the anomaly: 

Is your dog dog-reactive? 

Let’s talk about how to deal with off-leash dogs: 

And you know what I say… when in doubt, yell “contagious!!” and that works like a charm. (Especially during Covid, sadly.)