Helping Your Dog Overcome Fear of Objects Pt 2

In part one of this two part series Donna Hill demonstrates how to work on overcoming fear of objects in a safe place like the living room.

In this video she takes it to the next level by introducing an object that makes some noise that unsettles Jessie.

She takes you step by step on how to work on this fear with your dog using shaping and targeting.

You will notice with this object they take some breaks when Jessie shows signs of being overwhelmed.

When Jessie comes back from the breaks she has some think time and has actually improved and gained confidence.

It is real important to understand when to push your dog through and when to back off and let them think.

This is something you will learn about your dog as you progress and strengthen your bond with them.

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