Adventures of Kira

Training for Sunday - 2.24.12

February 24th 2012 8:59 am
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Mom and I are training for a workshop on Sunday. We need to practice, basic obedience and tug. We also need to walk by some dogs I don't know so I can practice my "watch" command, instead of becoming reactive on leash. Once I watch Mom, she gives me a delicious treat. I really need to learn this so I can take group classes with other dogs and not freak out on leash. I'm a busy Kira these days.

 
 

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Barked by: Riley (Dogster Member)

February 24th 2012 at 9:33 am

You'll do great. Be patient and it'll all work out.
Barked by: Kira - BH (Dogster Member)

February 24th 2012 at 12:16 pm

Thanks for your support Riley We will take our time and have fun. Mom thinks I must have been pretty isolated as a puppy. Now I'm being introduced to sights, sounds and smells that are all new to me. It's like sensory overload at times. What do you do for exercise?
Barked by: Wendy G

February 25th 2012 at 3:42 pm

Hab wotza fun an' du yur bestest, Kira! Dat r all yu need du, sweet gurl ♥
Barked by: Bella (Dogster Member)

August 29th 2012 at 10:22 am

I am just like you, Kira, I am leash reactive too, and me and Mommy do the same training like you! Aren't weenies and cheese delicious treats?
Barked by: Kira - BH (Dogster Member)

August 29th 2012 at 10:47 am

Mom and I have been working on my leash reactivity - a lot. I'm pretty calm now, except when I see a barky little dog that's running around. Then I see a snack opportunity. Mom uses the ball or food to redirect my interest. I do love those weenies and stinky cheese treats.
Barked by: Bella (Dogster Member)

August 30th 2012 at 7:44 am

I do that with barky dogs too! I am fine if the dog is not barky, and in those cases I want to meet and greet the dog and make a new friend. But if the dog barks at me, I return fire! And then I NEVER forget that that dog barked at me and I bark at that dog even time I see it in the future!

I also have a strong tendency to bark at small white dogs. It's something I've always done with Mommy and she doesn't know why... and I'm not telling!


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