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My 1 year old border collie blue heeler was doing great in agility but suddenly in the arena she won't go through the tunnel, is scared of the dog walk and is fearful of her trainer. When we are out and about she will go through the tunnel, jump up on high benches without being scared. My trainer is wonderful and extremely knowledgable in the area of agility. Does anyone have any tips?
Ooh boy, from joy and progress to this. So I got Sonic January 12th, and he quickly settled in, so I thought. Had a bit of hand-shyness, so sudden or overhand movements made him leery, but he caught on to treat training pretty quick, so I thought. We were using lots of treats from the get go, but for ordinary things like look aways from the cats (we have 3, 2 are very nervous) and loose leash walking. He's great in the house, reactive to dogs (very, outdoors). So I'm trying to train him to at least do a mini-obedience routine (anything, really) to have some kind of re-direct, or communic