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Categories: Marker Training , Rescue Dogs

Q. Do you think marker training can be used to rehabilitate fearful feral dogs?
Hello, I have a question regarding marker training and feral dogs. Do you think marker training can be used in rehabilitating extremely afraid feral dogs? Thank you! 

A. I think it would be the best method for any dog with extreme fear, feral or not. 

Cindy Rhodes

  Response:

Thank you, Cindy! I have been using the marker training at a rescue (they specialize in rehabbing feral dogs and giving them a chance--as well as unwanted horses, ponies, cats, sheep, pigs, and rabbits). So far the marker training has worked excellently for getting even the most fearful, shy dogs to finally make eye contact and getting them to move toward me! Thought you'd appreciate some good news!
  
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