• OffLeash SoCal

Ripley | German Shepherd | Santa Fe Springs, CA

Updated: Apr 13

Ripley, the German Shepherd from Santa Fe Springs, CA went through the OffLeash SoCal Fear/Aggression Board & Train Program. Ripley was trained by Jesus Medina in Acton City, CA.  



Welcome Ripley to the camp. She is a sweet dog that is very fearful and skittish.

Over time, a timid, back-of-the-pack dog can be turned into a skittish, terrified animal because of humans unintentionally rewarding him when he's in a negative energy state. Dogs don't need love when they're fearful; they need leadership. Dogs exhibit what's called allelomimetic behavior.


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Slowly building trust with Ripley


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The Barber Shop



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Learning the Place command

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Multiple distractions

Classic Black and white


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Hiking with the Pack!



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Alice walking Ripley and Penny


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Just enjoying this beautiful Sunday


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Getting cloudy here in Acton California

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Place Command

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Working down in the beautiful sunshine

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Working between rain showers.

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Back out before the rain starts again. Working place with multiple distractions.

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Chilling with my pack! She's so happy and confident.

This is my boyfriend Diablo 🥰

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Working on heel and place for this big boy

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Working on food refusal. Each dog needs to be able to resist the temptation of eating without being allowed to.

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Ripley and a few of his new friends were out for an off leash pack walk yesterday.

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This happy boy out working hard on heel in the park.

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