Originally Posted by Loki Love
I suggest you read up on BAT : http://functionalrewards.com/
If you continually surpass the dog's threshold then no learning can be accomplished.
I would question any 'trainer' who refuses to work with you until you have your dog under control.. isn't the point of a trainer to HELP you? Maybe reach out to one of the BAT trainers listed on the site and they can help you find someone in your local area or at the very least, try and mentor you via emails, etc.
Thank you going to find out if there is one