Chat Transcript for Review Session 4

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Note that if it doesn't say who typed, then that's me (Grisha).

HI everybody!
Teressa Hill
Teressa Hill
Good morning!
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Thanks for your patience
How does it sound? LMK if you can hear me and if you can hear the video
the video I'll be playing
Teressa Hill
Teressa Hill
Sounds good to me!
Teressa Hill
Teressa Hill
I see video
Teressa Hill
Teressa Hill
I hear you Grisha
Teressa Hill
Teressa Hill
I see you too
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
good morning , yes I can hear you
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
and see you
yay!
Dana Funk
Good morning!
Dayna Villa
Dayna Villa
Hello!
Laura Glaser Harrington
good morning! Hi Dana Funk
Laura Glaser Harrington
Hi Dayna V
Dana Funk
Hey there Laura!!
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Hi Grisha and All!
Wendy Dahl
Wendy Dahl
Good morning from soggy Pacific NW.
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Good moring everyone! Victoria from Washington State - and yes its R A I N I N G!
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Right Wendy? It can stop anytime..
Wendy Dahl
Wendy Dahl
Looking forward to spring frog music.
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
We are getting your horrible weather on Sunday here in the UK - thank you!
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
lol you can keep it!
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
We can't send it back unfortunately...
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
it's all good
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Yes we are!
Laura Glaser Harrington
all ears:)
Sara Marshall
Sara Marshall
Yes!
Dana Funk
Still here!
Nienke
Nienke
HI Grisha, hi everyone. ๐Ÿ™‚
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
my thought exactly,
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Yes, noticed that about Simon...
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
Good morning all
Hi Lee, hi everybody!
Laura Glaser Harrington
ok
Dayna Villa
Dayna Villa
Simon has a thick accent so it could be too that he doesn't under everything if english isn't his first language
Laura Glaser Harrington
I may loose power though soon
Dayna Villa
Dayna Villa
Just a thought, total speculation
ah thank you Dayna!
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
it keeps repeating - is it doing this for everyone or just me?
He seems to respond ok
maybe refresh your browser?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
try reloading, sound is fine here
Wendy Dahl
Wendy Dahl
Victoria...I just refresh when that happens.
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
thanks
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
I think he's doing fine. Just scanning a new environment at the beginning but totally focused on you
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
It does that quite often Victoria and refreshing works
Good observation, Barbara
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Pilates squats
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Crouching right down is much easier anyway, although getting up again might be more of a challenge!
Laura Glaser Harrington
what would you suggest for older clients who might find crouching challenging?
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
You also want to be at an angle when you do it, no directly head on to the dog for example.
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
What do you do if you are working with a dog that likes to get in your face and you wear glasses?!
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
if someone has a squat challenge would it be better to turn your body sideways to the dog so your not bending over it?;
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Using the lead as your support during the knee bend will make it taut
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
thanks! ;P
Laura Glaser Harrington
we're not using the leash for support, just softening knees
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
I just thought that this setup would be a great way to strengthen the bent knees keeping it body oriented.
Laura Glaser Harrington
We're explaining importance of exercise to Sophie's caregivers (Laura)
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Having one knee on the ground can be easier if you find it difficult to squat.
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
still thinking about the knees and squatting, I think in my experience when I lower my body, especially as low as squatting, it often induces the dog to come towards me, or into my space...
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
ok, thanks I see the point now - softening
Caryl-Rose
Now that I'm off Safari, I can comment! It was such a lovely session ๐Ÿ™‚
yes ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for asking for clarification
yay! Thanks Caryl-Rose. It felt much better.
Laura Glaser Harrington
can't hear you talking now
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Just typing...
Shelly Wood
Shelly Wood
Same here
Amy Guyton
Amy Guyton
same
Susan
no audio
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
are we hearing Laura typing
Laura Glaser Harrington
not me (L)
all good now?
Sara Marshall
Sara Marshall
ha ha
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
OK now
Sara Marshall
Sara Marshall
Yes, good
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
good
Shelly Wood
Shelly Wood
Yep - all good now
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
typing only
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
I may need to change a setting on my computer for screen ratio to be able to watch and type at the same time
https://grishastewart.com/comments-only
Laura Glaser Harrington
Team isn't randomly texting, setting phones to hear Grisha
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
thank you
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Did you see signs of frustration from Sophie in the last session (in relation to the helper dog)?
Laura Glaser Harrington
to hear you (L)
Laura Glaser Harrington
yep
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
sitting back into it like Laura did
Caryl-Rose
In urban areas, I suggest the standing on moving bus or subway stance and demo it. I also talk about putting your weight on your back foot and using your front foot for balance rather than main weight bearing.
Laura Glaser Harrington
The freeze exercise was very helpful (L)
Sara Marshall
Sara Marshall
Stevie's always such a delightfully happy dog LOL
Laura Glaser Harrington
love Stevie's happy prance (L)
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
what about anchoring hands at center of body mass, while still maintainig a braking distance?
yes definitely helpful lee
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
thanks
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
Yes, thats what I do if I have a dog that lunges
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
Do you always let de slide preceed a slow stop? I have trained myself to do slow-stops on my walks without the sliding part. I do do those when I start walking again (when necesary).
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Does "elbows in " work?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Are Emma and Simon working on these practice positions indoors with input from Laura before hands on work?
Laura Glaser Harrington
They have my contact info and I've let them know they can reach out anytime (L)
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
They could practice taking it in turns as handler and dog with all those exercises.
Laura Glaser Harrington
it was about the same temperature as last week, but no shivering this time
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
At home I mean
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
The group is doing a great job at handling the leash. poopy zoomies!
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
You or the dog Laura?
Laura Glaser Harrington
Dayna did a great job! (L)
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
What do you do if the dog just sits (or lies down), not attempting to move to the helper dog, but maybe looking at it?
yes she did!
Laura Glaser Harrington
it's also a different neutral dog each time (L)
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Victoria Gideon-Photography
Question: would each new enviroment or change of handler be a potential start over with distance?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
that was beautiful
Caryl-Rose
Beautiful BAT moments!
Laura Glaser Harrington
๐Ÿ™‚ CR
Laura Glaser Harrington
Thanks!
Vanesa B Vizuete
Vanesa B Vizuete
I love when you get those SUCCESS moments!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ It
Caryl-Rose
That sequence might be good to review with owners so they understand and share the excitement.
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
It's good to know they have access to this
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
O great that you mention about petting when Sophie jumped on her owner. Is that something you do more often. I mean, tel me more! ๐Ÿ™‚ I just visited a Doberman with the same behavoir and the need to be petted we felt. But I was confused: she also came so very much in pers. space
Laura Glaser Harrington
that's a mat that neutral dog laid on (L)
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
balance - it may help to visualize the weight on the back foot and the front foot is the door stop or brace.
Amy Guyton
Amy Guyton
If sniffing becomes manic - we guide away?
yes
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
would you advise to do slow stops when Sophie picks up speed towards a target even if it
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
it's the toy bin or blind.
Amy Guyton
Amy Guyton
is there a sweet spot with sniffing new areas - and coyote poo and other wildlifey things - I am having a little trouble figuring out when she becomes manic vs normal behavior. Manic sniffing can be overt but then sometimes not so much. Does that make any sense?
Laura Glaser Harrington
Sophie uses sniffing as a strategy to get closer to the neutral, then she starts to hurry (L)
Laura Glaser Harrington
neutral dog
Laura Glaser Harrington
great idea having one of the caregivers give the peanut butter in safe place (L)
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
thank you
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
What signs do you look for in terms of frustration (versus fear for example)?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Was the video jumping during recording or is it just me?
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
Can you describe a situation where 'dragging the dog away' may be the least aversive option?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
might be me, we are having an ice storm
Laura Glaser Harrington
video is choppy for me too Barbara (L)
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
In future, they may be able to connect Skype via 4G vs WiFi so signal strength is more consistent...??
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Dayna does a great emergency away with treat under nose and turning back and towards her.
she does! Dayna does an excellent job of management
I think it was 4G but I will make sure. It's wifi inside and maybe we need to make sure it switches over to phone signal. Thanks Brian
Laura Glaser Harrington
we did scatter hotdog and cheese in the middle part (L)
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
Could you explain a little why you would decide to let the owner pet her (when Sophie jumped on him).
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
I noticed Dayna only used half the length of the long line. Is there an opportunity to reduce the number of tight leash moments more?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
It was wonderful to see her beeline to Simon for connection and a break.
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
And when is the time right tot stop throwing extra food in the grass?
will do!
Laura Glaser Harrington
cant hear now
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
I lost the feed for a few seconds, so don't know if you saw my question about what to do if the dog just sits, maybe looking at the helper dog, but showing no signs of moving towards?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
you a little box on screen and no sound
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
refresh didn't fix
Laura Glaser Harrington
yep
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
Thanks!
Laura Glaser Harrington
I can hear
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
total out and back in fixed it
Laura Glaser Harrington
duly noted
Dana Funk
Yes, great session. Good to see her starting to make good choices.
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Great, thanks. They were a loooong way away
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
building the good BAT moments each session
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
missed the point you made that prompted Laura to respond duly noted? sounds like it was important
Laura Glaser Harrington
we didn't do the move helper away when Sophie looks, I think because Stevie couldn't see
Laura Glaser Harrington
it's mutual!
Laura Glaser Harrington
haha
Laura Glaser Harrington
so when Sophie looks, Grisha if you tell Stevie we could do that (L)
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
oh good, thanks for going back over it
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
I had 2 questions. "dragging the dog away' and 'using the full length of the long line'
Wendy Dahl
Wendy Dahl
Good learning session...great teamwork and nice to see Sophie's people involved.
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
they were up higher on the chat
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
Can you describe a situation where 'dragging the dog away' may be the least aversive option?
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
I noticed Dayna only used half the length of the long line. Is there an opportunity to reduce the number of tight leash moments more?
Laura Glaser Harrington
Thanks Wendy! (L)
Laura Glaser Harrington
You're welcome:-)
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
This was a great session, so much positive learning going on for all of us
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
I get a real feeling of teamwork here between you all and it is inspiring.
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
Got it. Thanks.
Laura Glaser Harrington
Thanks Lee (L)
Laura Glaser Harrington
it is!!
Amy Guyton
Amy Guyton
To Brian's point - if dog is on the long line and a trigger pops up unexpectedly and dog is super reactive and is not responding?
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
teleportation, lol
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
Thank you. Real life happens. ๐Ÿ™‚
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
so if I can summarize: to remove dog from a situation where they are over their head, and actively reacting? tjhen steadily move them away?
Vanesa B Vizuete
Vanesa B Vizuete
Great session! Looking forward to next week's!
Laura Glaser Harrington
I think Vada was adopted (L)
Stephen Bell
Stephen Bell
Thanks Grisha!
Laura Glaser Harrington
Thanks Grisha! (L)
Dana Funk
Thanks team! Thanks Grisha. Great information.
Barbara Sperling
Barbara Sperling
Thanks all
Dayna Villa
Dayna Villa
Yes Vada got adopted the minute our session was over! She had three families waiting for her!
Dayna Villa
Dayna Villa
Bye!
Caryl-Rose
Great session!
Laura Glaser Harrington
Thanks CR!
Lee Morrow
Lee Morrow
thanks everyone!
Yes our helpers keep getting adopted! Great outome though.
Suzanne Huijs
Suzanne Huijs
Thanks!
Nienke
Nienke
Thank you. ๐Ÿ™‚
leashlassie
leashlassie
Wonderful session
Brian J. Sweet
Brian J. Sweet
Gracias.