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Natural Dog Training for shelter dogs – “Eyes”

Natural Dog Training for Shelter Dogs – “Eyes” exercise – eye contact

Before we even go into this: the “Eyes” exercise is NOT staring a dog down – in the “Eyes” exercise, the dog chooses to make eye connect – this is an entirely different thing.

In January 2012 I started working at the local shelter as an official volunteer. This meant I am now getting their e-mails – and in the first week of January, there was a list in there with dogs needing special attention – because they have been there too long. One of them is Flo.

Of course I am wondering: how do I work with dogs at the shelter …say, 3-4 times a week – to make any difference? Continue reading Natural Dog Training for shelter dogs – “Eyes”