I could count this as a dog training failure on many levels: I moved too quickly, didn’t test the behavior in a high distraction environment, and didn’t have a back up plan. But I think my biggest problem was forgetting that in dog training, feelings count too.
We’ve all been embarrassed by our dogs. Some of us know the pain of our dog running off as we impotently call his name. Others suffer dismay from having our courageous canine,with teeth flashing, protecting the house from the UPS driver. Maybe your dog has pulled you across the street to “tell off” the neighbor’s dog […]