Tools

CC can also refer to an attempt to create a positive conditioned emotional response (+CER) from scratch. This would be more along the lines of simple classical conditioning.

One part of the treatment plan is trying out tools that may (or may not) help. These include

  • Harness: to reduce pressure on her neck when she pulls
  • Muzzleto test her comfort with strangers, especially children, and for vet trips
  • Gentle Leader: to give me more control of her head
  • Mutt Muffsto block noise [this did not seem to help]
  • Crate: a safe place
  • Calmz device 
  • Doggles: to reduce visual stimuli