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Cat-dog, GSD spayed female and Tornado-dog, JRT mix, neutered male
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I agree with the above. Build the trust between you and the dog by being positive, consistent, and understanding.

If she's not taking treats during walks, it is most likely because she is in high stress mode. Pushing her to do more than she can handle can create reactivity. Keep walks short - even just a quick walk to the mailbox and back. Let her develop a sense of security on her home turf first, then slowly build on that.

Don't use a prong collar. She isn't being disobedient - she is stressed and insecure. Using a prong collar will simply damage any trust you have built.
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