Swayze the Samoyed needed help.
He was very reactive on walks, and when he saw another dog - even at a distance - he would bark and lunge and lose control, trying to get to the strange dog. His owner, Patrick, wanted Swayze to be a safe travel buddy and a calm walker, so he and his girlfriend could safely walk him. We started with lots of focus exercises, helping Swayze learn that looking back at his owners when asked (checking in), would be rewarded. We made it a fun game to check back in and then worked o