Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dogs - General Dog Chat

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-26-2008, 11:43 PM
noludoru's Avatar
noludoru noludoru is offline
Bored Now.
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 17,826
Default Victory!

Well Middie goes nuts over guests... as some of you Chazzers know. And we had two of our neighbors over tonight to play Scrabble.

I just took things really gradually.. let Ray and Diane come in and I had Middie with me... took him near the door so he could hear everyone talking but not see them.. then opened the door a crack so he could see them... and then opened it wider.. I clicked and treated when he had his attention on me.. and we just sloooooowly ever so slowly got closer. When he was pretty calm being within two feet or so of Ray and Diane, without lunging at them crazily, I let them come say hi.

Poor Ray got slimed by him immediately ad that was that. He didn't want Middie near him after that.. LOL! Diane got slurped and was okay with that, and petted him for a bit. Then I sat at the table and had him on his traffic lead so he had to be within a few feet of me.. and once he was calm he just lounged under the table and I let him off-lead.

It worked SO well. He was very well behaved and only got a little riled up when we were being boisterous over the game. Didn't beg for food, and stayed away from ray when I asked him to; and for the most part his attention was on me nearly all the time. I'm so impressed with my little maniac. I just wanted to thank everyone here who advocates positive training techniques - couldn't have done it without you!
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:43 PM.

1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site