How to Control Predatory Chasing in Dogs
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Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs choose what to chase it can compromise owners financially, cause the target severe injury or even death, and threaten the life of the dog. A good trainer or behaviour counsellor needs to be able to address inappropriate predatory chase behaviour swiftly and effectively. This book looks at the reasons for the problem, the more effective solutions and how to alter the behaviour.
Great Advice A Pro Trainer
This is a super informative and helpful explanation of chasing behavior in dogs and how to deal with it. This book is worth every dollar - allowing the reader to tap into the author's 25 years of experience training police dogs with high chase drive and impeccable control.
The advice to condition disgust as a way to stop chasing is just that - disgusting. There is no reason to use positive punishment when training a dog. If the chasing behavior is really that bad there are ways you can manage it. You do not need to force lemon juice down their throats. Do not waste your money on this book. I wish I hadn't.