Training Tip: Engage, Disengage

Teach your dog this technique to help with reactivity!

Description: Engage, Disengage is an easy game and training technique to help dogs and owners struggling with reactivity issues. Does your dog ever bark or lunge at strangers, other dogs, squirrels, or bicycles? Then this video is for you!

1. What do you think a “high value treat” is?
2, Explain when you should mark “yes” for disengagement.
3, If your dog starts to bark or lunge at his/her trigger while practicing this technique, it means that you are too close to the trigger. True or False?

Engage Disengage Handout