Susan Claire being interviewed for a story about Puppy Socialization for the Take Paws Show on Bacon TV.
Suzy Hand Targeting
Suzy is fearful of new people. Teaching hand targeting has many uses, and is an excellent way to get a fearful dog to do a low-pressure greeting, once they have progressed to the point where they are ready.
Suzy Learning Tricks
Suzy was not properly socialized to people during her critical social learning period (under 4 months of age). When she first came to me, she could not be touched. I taught her to do some very simple tricks to build her confidence and develop some trust.
Jake Hallway Heeling
Jake liked to jump on his owner while she walked down the hallway and mouth at her arms. The solution: teaching him an incompatible behavior (heeling) while in the hallway.