Australian Shepherd Ziggy's Aggression Towards Bikes and Runners

by George
(Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA)

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We recently adopted a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd named Ziggy. He is very friendly with us, but has some issues with lunging at runners/bikers when walking on a trail.

If he sees the same person on the bike and they are not in motion, he is fine. We are working with him to reward with treats for good behavior, but want to reduce the bad behavior instances.

Thanks for any suggestions!

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