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  1. dogsarebetter

    dogsarebetter EVIL SHELTIES!!!!

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    just got back from my first obedience class.
    well... basically i learned from a pro that Ruckus IS dog aggressive. and obviously doesnt know his own name because i use it so much...

    so this week we are working on
    a new way to teach sit and stay seated until i say okay.
    stay with me on a leash, focus on me!
    and to come as soon as i tell him and follow me.

    we have quite a bit on our plate, but Ruckus did awesome today. he really loves this so far :)
    i was bad at keeping up, paying attention etc, but Ruckus caught on fast. he was teaching me some of the time :)

    omg.. she let him off leash! (they live out in the middle of nowhere)
    my heart stoped!
    but he came right back as soon as i said so. so that was a surprise. of course not something i will be doing without the trainer by my side for some time!
    btw, Ruckus is suppose to come with me to as many places as possible. My trainer said i seriously need to socialize him. She said that if i didnt come for help when i did i would be in a world of trouble because of his dg aggression, and fear aggression
     
  2. Renee750il

    Renee750il Felurian

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    Sounds like you are making a good start with Ruckus. As he gets out more he will gain more confidence and that will help a great deal with his defensive behaviors :)
     
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    dogsarebetter EVIL SHELTIES!!!!

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    yeah, no one can even pet him but my boyfriend, my trainer, and myslef...
     
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    Sounds like a good thing for b oth of you.
     
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    Lizmo Water Junkie

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    Trust me I have been there(well not your same situation but I know how you feel :( )

    You hang in there...DO ALL that you are told/have to do...you will see AMAZING results at the end ;)
     
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    Glad to hear you like your trainer and will, undoubtedly, be making progress now!!
     
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    Stick to it !! Things will work out !!
     

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