Do you need Ruff Love? Is it difficult to motivate your dog to do what you want him to do, when you want him to do it? Is your dog “too energetic” or “too. Ruff Love has 76 ratings and 8 reviews. Book about Ruff Love: A Relationship Building Program for You and Your Dog Susan Garrett. Ruff Love: A. Internationally-known canine sports instructor and competitor Susan Garrett shares her successful relationship-building program. Based on her years of.

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I thought this would be an ideal time to talk about my Ruff Love program. Books by Susan Garrett. Thanks for your replies! That success has been the key to the wonderful pet Lacey has become and the terrific competition dog that she is becoming.

What is “Ruff Love” Really?

When I took home a fearful yorkie as a foster I had to figure out how to bring him into the world where he could feel safe without spoiling tarrett but still be a well mannered dog garrrett the same time.

You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. David rated it really liked it Jul 22, May 12, Amanda Bennett marked it as to-read Shelves: I did a drive training program with my youngest dog and it did involve being strict initially with where she gets her reinforcement from i.

Jeanne Katz rated it really liked it Jun 06, Nuri rated it really liked it Jan 09, I would imagine that there are a lot of pieces in the book that you could take out of context and make work for you and your dog.

Mary rated it liked it May 27, Just curious to know what idoggers think of these methods Don’t necessarily discard the idea of NILIF just because one trainer’s method wasn’t quite your cup of tea. Dekka, when you say it would help, but wouldn’t be worth it to YOU what do you mean? Without Ruff Love I doubt Meg would have survived. Aug 02, Kim rated it liked it.


Ruff Love by Susan Garrett- anyone read it or tried it?

I love my dog too much. We will start with Adele Yunck’s Positively Fetching program this week.

For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. That said, that’s not our only issue. I read this book in and perused it in the years since, but I’m going to give it a thorough re-read again. That may have changed as Rufc haven’t read in a while, but I doubt it.

Some of the content I still use, but some of it seems I knew immediately I couldn’t implement the program. Maxy24 Active Member Aug 10, Llve have known people who so couldn’t bear the idea of confining their dog and felt the dog couldn’t bear confinement that their dogs are now permanently crippled from injuries they could have recovered from with crate rest. I want to build my bond with Psyche, and I want to be her “cookie” but I want a garett to do that that doesn’t involve leaving my very active dog in her crate all day while others are out and about.

Trivia About Ruff Love: And I just don’t think I could do it. She just has a hard time right now realizing that she needs to drive through what I ask of her, and then she can get the toy.

If not, her life could be over from some accident. I have days where I can’t get her to leave my side when we go out to pee. Think feeding her by hand would help? I’d take a slower speed if she was enjoying what she did in a trial setting. Rayanne S rated it really liked it Dec 24, When Selli was about 22 months I took her to an agility class and she was not that enthused, one of the trainers asked why she seemed so tried and I told him that she had spent the day chasing frogs at our pond it was the cutest thing, she was swimming after them for hours.


For a positive method it’s borderline. Anja rated it really liked it Jan 21, Catsi New Member Aug 10, Lovr don’t know, in reality, how much more I need to be her “cookie”.

Ruff Love: A Relationship Building Program for You and Your Dog by Susan Garrett

May 26, Louise rated it liked it Shelves: He totally lives up to his name! It would crush me to do that to her just to get a more reliable agility performance. Joined Aug 12, Messages 11, Likes 0 Points 0. This type of philosophy is often espoused by people whose motives are tied ruff in the dominance or obedience model, and not in the learning model.

SaraB New Member Aug 11, All in all I don’t know too many people who would lovee able to follow this program exactly, even if they wanted to. I was working her today on leaving her toy on the agility field and working obstacles around it, and then when I say, going to get her toy.

We are still working on deer, but we are VERY careful about where she is off leash when there may be deer around. Is your dog willing to work only if he sees the bait bag or his favorite toy?

Behavior Science: Ruff Love

The lady I know it took just over a year to ‘fix’ her dog. I am just curious. I don’t rudf anything about it but have heard it mentioned several times before.