Episode 175 - How to Right a Dog Gone Wrong
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- Pam Dennison
In this show, Pamela Dennison gives her insights into how you can help your reactive or aggressive dog. Pam is not only a respected and experienced trainer and behaviourist, but she speaks from experience. She took on an extremely troubled Border Collie, Shadow, and rehabilitated him. She wrote a book about their journey together, Bringing Light to Shadow, and she talks about this in Episode 60. So drawing on many years of experience with students as well as her own dogs, Pam offers practical advice on how you can help your reactive or aggressive dog.
In this in depth interview you can hear Pam talk about how dogs learn, and what that means in real life situations. If you're struggling with a reactive of aggressive dog, listen to Pam tell you how humans sometimes compound the issue - and more importantly, how we can avoid doing that. And what are the benefits of singing when out and about with your dog?
Speaking, as she always does, with honesty and humour, Pam covers this challenging subject offering real hope, and realistic solutions. You can find out more about Pamela Dennison at her website, and you can hear her discussing her book You Can Train Your Dog in Episode 166 of DogCast Radio, and there is further help for reactive and aggressive dogs from Pam's Reward Zone approach, which she talks about in Episode 155.
Don't despair - help is out there.