The key is that we are relying on the socially gregarious nature of dogs. When they know that they have low stress options for ending unwanted social interactions, not only can they abandon the more high-stress (and inappropriate) behaviors, but they also tend to become more socially experimental. In due time, their threshold zones shrink, and they become more and more manageable.
This video is taken directly from Leerburg’s online course, Leash Reactivity with Tyler Muto.
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