Hi everyone!Happy to be a member of this community so I can share and help others with their corgis. I have a problem. Lucy, my 9 month-old corgi is eating everything in the park and I had already…Continue
I think you are right and she might be anxious to play with them (not afraid but very exited to see them). I will also try the counter-conditioning and see how it works for her. With my husband we also schedule an appointment…"
"It occurs to me that since she only does this when she sees other dogs, she might have some stress about them. Maybe they make her nervous, or she may be anxious to play with them and can't. You might try some counter-conditioning around other…"
Thanks for your reply :). Actually, Lucy knows the command and she does it inside the house like a professional. However, outside it's another story and likes to ignore every time I use it :("
"Hi Vicky and Anna,
Thanks to your response and your recommendations. I actually try today the basket muzzle (the brand is Baskerville) but Lucy find her way to keep on eating and even the behavior became more compulsive. I try to gave her…"
"Yes. Actually, I'm not sure I'd use a retractable leash on a corgi at all. Their backs and necks seem extra-vulnerable to injury. I think the instructions say not to use one of those things with a head halter...but if not, apply common…"
"Head halters are a good training tool, but are only meant to be used with the dog close to you, not with a long leash nor with a retractable leash, because you can cause severe neck injuries if the dog runs out and suddenly gets to the end of the…"
"Possibly try a Halti head collar (looks like this: http://amzn.to/1qncx23)? I've used this on a German shepherd, a friend used one on a Doberman, and my son uses the similar Gentle Leader on a Golden retriever. Don't know what size would…"