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I have alot to say in which some may not agree,I will get tarred and featherd I am sure.I am for postive training but this calls for faster measures.Being a staffy owner and pitbull owners for 40 years this is a serious problem that a few treats want fix.You could try the introduction to neighbor theory and it may help(if you are around)if you aren't around I wouldnt be to sure it will work that way,Amstaffs are very loving and also very protective of their owners and yard,they are usually very DA..this can all be worked on with obedience training,training is a must with these dogs ecspecially the recall command.Being that your dog is already 2 1/2 this is not a puppy in training I would go to a little stronger measures...a shock collar will teach her this is not acceptable...each time she lunges at the fence or try to climb you will need to give a quick shock...doesnt hurt them hunters use them on beagles for recall and hunting training and there are also bark shock collars and underground fence shock collars..so no more then what those are.You cant afford for her to actually get over the fence and bite the neighbor or kill a dog..a small,quick shock would be better then loosing your dog to being putdown for aggression.Work with a verbal command as you release the shock.. maybe quit or No or something(short,oneword) that lets her know whatever she is doing at that moment is unacceptable,this can help you in other situations as well if you teach her a certain command.We personally use the word "quit" Dakota knows this means stop what you are doing right away.Good luck and the best to you and your girl..Staffies are wonderful dogs but there is alot of training that has to go into them because of the type dog and background they have.
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