caykuu Posted February 4, 2014 Report Share Posted February 4, 2014 Lancer, my 15 month old Aussie, became fear-aggressive towards dogs when he was around 4 months old. I've taken him to herding classes, which he took to very quickly, but avoided agility due to the close proximity with other dogs during waiting times. That's to say, the herding class I went to only had 2 other very calm dogs that were present at the same time he was, so he was able to calm down. But if any dog barks in such close proximity (not necessarily at him, but just hearing a bark form nearby), it would cause him to freak. I've been working with him on this issue for the past couple months, and he's actually improved drastically... when on walks or at the park. But I doubt he would be okay in an agility/excited class environment. Does anyone have or know a fear-aggressive dog trained well enough to compete in agility? How was the issue overcome? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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