Sassy Posted September 13, 2007 Report Share Posted September 13, 2007 Ok, i got big problems. My 17 month old collie bitch has a number of issues going on and im getting very worried and need help. The main issues are chasing cyclists, joggers and vehicles. She is agressive to other dogs and barks and growls at strangers. I believe its fear based. She went to puppy training at 13 weeks and did her KC bronze and silver until her fear of strangers and her agression to other dogs made it difficult for her to continue. All the issues i have with her now developed over a period of time and has just got worse. I have so far tried suggestions of ignoring bad behavior and rewarding the good, ive tried clicker training but that doesnt work when she is faced with a cyclist going by or a moving vehicle along the road. She has 3 walks a day, including play seesions and training such as downstays, leave it, fetch games and hide and seek etc. And i feed her a RAW diet. Can anyone point me in the right direction as to what to do? I dont know of any "good" trainers in my area (Stoke on Trent) and dont want to be ripped off by someone professing to now how to train border collies when really they are just in it for the money. Are any of you able to recommend someone? I love Sassy dearly and she is so affectionate to those she knows and is so very intelligent. She has Crufts champions in her line and i bought her to show her and do some agility. But i cant do anything due to her agression. Please help. Ask any questions that ive not covered already, any help is much appreciated. Thanks, Julie. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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