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CONCEPTS WE TEACH

Self-control, Disengagement, Optimism, Confidence, Arousal Up, Arousal Down, Calmness, Focus, Engagement, Proximity, Independence, Thinking in Arousal, Tolerance of Frustration, Grit, Flexibility

SELF CONTROL

Helps with:

Stealing food of the counter

Resource guarding

Lunging and pulling

Jumping on people

Barking

Play Biting

Chewing Furniture

Aggression

DISENGAGEMENT

Helps with:
Lunging
Pulling on Leash
Chasing other animals
Jumping on people
Not coming when called
Barking
Resource Guarding
Aggression

OPTIMISM

Helps with:
Socialization
Meeting new people
Meeting other dogs
Going to the vet
Noise Sensitivity
Aggression
Resource Guarding

CONFIDENCE

Handling
Grooming
Separation Anxiety
Playing with other dogs
Whining
Socialization

AROUSAL UP, AROUSAL DOWN

Helps with:

Play biting

Pulling on leash

Lunging

Chasing other animals

Settling down

Barking

Humping

Not paying attention to me when outside

Not coming back when called

CALMNESS

Chewing furniture and clothing

Play biting

Settling down

Barking

Leash reactivity

Separation anxiety

Noise sensitivity

FOCUS

Helps with:

Not paying attention when outside

Not coming back when called

Off leash freedom

ENGAGEMENT

Helps with:
Not paying attention when outside
Not coming back when called
Off leash freedom
Retrieve
Pulling on leash
Off leash freedom

PROXIMITY

Helps with:
Off leash freedom
Pulling on leash
Not coming back when called

INDEPENDENCE

Helps with:
Separation Anxiety
Whining
Barking
Settling down
Chewing furniture
Counter Surfing

THINKING IN AROUSAL

Helps with:
Not coming back when called
Not paying attention when outside
Chasin other animals
Jumping on people
Barking
Play Biting
Humping

TOLERANCE OF FRUSTRATION

Helps with:
Pulling on leash
Separation Anxiety
Door Manners
Car Manners
Barking
Whining
Jumping on people
Play biting
Counter Surfing
Chasing Critters

GRIT

Helps with:
Staying in place
Retrieve
Dog Sports
Staying engaged when training
Problem Solving

FLEXIBILITY

Helps with:
Unexpected schedule change
Dog sports
Settling down
Separation Anxiety
Traveling

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