But there's hope - dogs with high prey drive can learn to control themselves Be sure to keep an eye on both the Distance and Distraction of your recall training.
Is your dog intent on driving all the squirrels out of your yard? Put a stop to this behavior with these tips from trainer Mikkel Becker.
Cesar,. My dog is obsessed with cats, squirrels, birds, lizards, anything alive that moves. Does that mean she's unbalanced? Is this normal, natural instinct?.
Make a list of potential distractions for your dog and rank each on a 1–5 scale. Let 1 be a very mild distraction (music playing in the background.
How To Stop Your Dog Chasing Cats, Squirrels, Birds & Other Wildlife . can use their sense of smell to greatly distract them from the thing they want to chase.
If loud sounds are not promoting success in breaking your dog's squirrel obsession, consider using anything that makes a hissing sound. This sound will distract.
So, what can we do to control our dogs around rabbits, squirrels, and that paying attention to me pays off, even in really distracting situations.