Step Two: Change the Emotional Response


With your dog on a non-retractable leash and some safe gear that they cannot “Houdini” out of (harness with leash double-clipped to collar, for example) and the visitor sitting on the couch being calm (looking at their phone or something benign), stay at the furthest point possible, in sight, and work through the roadmap to change the emotional response. Come back here to move onto Step Three.