What does her engagement look like? I would train in areas where she has seen rabbits. Most dogs are hypersensitive when they think there could be a prey animal around. It's really hard to explain the process, because it truly depends on your dog and your ability to read body language. I worked with a client recently whose dog "loses it" when he sees horses. In the first training session he not only disengaged from a horse, but he also calmly went up to the fence line, with permission, and sniffed the horse, then moved away and continued the hike. We gradually worked up to the location with horses, and did not just go to the horses and start training. We rewarded calm and engagement the entire way. And, the dog has a very solid training foundation.
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