this is not uncommon a bassets reaction to fusstration and stress is to do nothing. If you don't mind me asking how are you using the click be specific. There are no wrong answers but it is difficut to offer any useful advise when i dont know how the tool is being used. A clicker is like a hammer it can be used many ways to accomplish different task, pull a nail, pound a nail break suff into pieces, shape metal etc. each requirtes a slightly different technique to be effect. It does little good teaching some one to pound a nail when the want to remove one.Right now she's sulking in the corner and giving me one of these: <_<
this is my suggestion and it can have a positive impact on the dogs fustration level as well during training of other behaviors . THe first thing i work on is what I call a default behavior. That is a behavior you want the dog to do when it does not know what to do. for most people it is a sit, I prefer a down it really does not matter it is up to use but youwant a behavior that the dog will perform on its own in the natural enviornment. SO I use a technique known as capturing, to teach the behavior. This behavior you can put on cue later but you do not have to. If you do not have one a treat bag or some other way of keeping treats near by all day long is require. Any time the dog performs the default behavior on it own click treat. When teach a default behavior it is the only training going on with the clicker so the only behavior reward ever is default one. The dog is going to offer it a lot more frequently without promting. When the dog is fustrate it will use the default behavior to get a treat.Her jumping on people and furniture is out of control, though, and I want her to impulse control.
Here arefew things most people get wrong in the impulse control with jumping up Keep in mind this dog as 100's more like 1000's of experienced being reward for jumping on people that need to be over come. This is how a normal training session goes dog jumps on person, person turn a way, dog puts foor feet on the ground , or sits, or downs, what ever the desired greeting behavior is , then dog gets reward. What is happening is that for the dog the intial behaivior of jump is being reward a long with the desire behavior and they will stay link as long as the dog has the oppurtunity to jump. Thing about using a leash to the control the dog when training and prevent actual jumping on people . You do not need to have the leash in your and you can tie it off to an object and act as a tether.