Love to hear any opinions or info source suggestions about training - and also his breed :-)
I took on a 2yo dingo x a few months back. I now have "primary custody" in a timeshare arrangement with his other owners who no longer can commit time to him but love him dearly so take him some weekends and help with costs.
They were working in remote central Aust and he was a semi-domesticated camp dog that they fell for and brought back to Melbourne.
He's very chilled and clearly very intelligent. We think he's crossed with a kelpie.
I'd like to start training him to use this intelligence and fix a few behavioural issues - I've done basic dog training when working on "easier" breeds at kennels but what I'm really after is more high intensity advanced stuff, working dog style perhaps, that an ex-half-wild dog will learn.
He knows sit well and there's a 75% success rate with drop, leave it, down etc.
Am a student so looking for resources to do it myself or cheaply
I know I'll be starting with more basics
Also, behavioural issues: food/toy aggression, when there's no foster dog/s to keep him company whining/howling when left alone, escape attempts (dunno if can fix this? We made our fence higher, but he's able to scale almost 3metres and if no one is there- another dog in yard or people at least in house (he would wait til we left), he used to go walking).
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