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I registered ages ago but never used this! But now needing some advice or any tips on the behaviour or my Belgium gsd. Not too sure how to use this so il just ask here. She is a lovely 4 year old German/Belgium shepherd cross. Loves people, although if wary of someone or something different she will bark, and really does not like other dogs. She is my Parents dog but I look after her just as much, I find it difficult walking her and any dog she sees she goes mental and tries to attack them. In the past she has nipped me, bit my dad's leg and bit a friend when trying to get to the other dog. It's very embarrassing and because off this she doesn't get walked durning the day, only very early or late. We've taken her too 3 different trainers and behaviourists who haven't helped much in the past. (One called her a devil dog because she's black!) We let her off the lead with 20 other dogs and she seemed fine just a bit nervous . My parents did socialise her as a pup but obviously not as much as has should of been. Im worried that because of her age this problem cannot be sorted and all I want to do is to be able to walk her and not worry so she can become a happy dog with plenty of exercise. Very long essay - any help appreciated ! :)
P.s she has also turned on us a few times if she finds a small corner and doesn't want to come out :( other times she obeys straight away when asked to come out. Very confusing.
 

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If she's fine with dogs off leash, then I wouldn't call it aggression. Sounds more like leash reactivity and redirection onto you from the frustration of wanting to get to the other dogs.

Start teaching her a 'watch me' command, where she makes eye contact with you and focus on you until the next command. Have her sit and wait as another dog passes. If she can't, take her away and try again.

Basically, reward for calm behavior, take her away when she shows poor behavior.
 

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Yeah maybe that is it then. She is well trained and I used to always do watch me but as soon as another dog is around nothing I do gets her attention. But I will keep trying. Thanks for the advice :)
 
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