Training Tales - Dewey
If you recall, Dewey is highly reactive to common household items like the vacuum cleaner (see an example here). After just two sessions of desensitization and counter-conditioning Dewey made tremendous strides to his reactivity to the vacuum. When we first uncovered it at 40 yards away he did bark at it, but after just a few repetitions he was offering a Conditioned Emotional Response (CER) by looking to his handler when the vacuum was turned on (see video below). Such great progress!
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Jeff Dentler, CPDT-KA, IAABC-ADT, FFCP, CTDI