In this episode we discuss The Layered Stress Model by Chad Mackin. We dive into the various stress factors a dog exhibits in his life which can make triggers more difficult to manage.
Every dog has a threshold at which it fails to perform. There is always a breaking point. That can mean that distractions become too intense for a dog to still follow obedience commands. It can be that a fearful dog is getting too stressed and shuts down or blows up.