Is your dog obsessive about joggers or bicycles?
Obsessive dog behaviour problems are quite common these days. Chasing is an instinctive behaviour, but a dog that becomes obsessive, is a dog out of control.
Most dogs that chase things are answering an instinctive call to hunt. Fast moving objects can serve as prey; or others are acting on a territorial instinct. Others, usually herding breeds with strong herding instincts are trying to round up those ‘runaway’ objects back into the flock! These are great aptitudes if your dog is a working dog on a farm etc working under control, but if not, is could develop into a habit and worse still an obsession!
Some dogs continue to chase because it is a rewarding and highly stimulating experience, which is enhanced in play – a thrown stick or ball, a passing cat or squirrel etc., Kay9 Services will help you to teach your dog when it is acceptable to chase and when it isn’t and help you deal with an obsessive dog.
What gets rewarded gets repeated!
Both you and your dog need to break old habits. Kay9 Services offers a specialist workshop solely to help improve your dog's Chasing habits.
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Please bring a good standard lead. No chain leads and no flexi leads please!!