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The book Fight by Jean Donaldson is geared toward dog-dog aggression and she covers resource guarding. Being that your dog is doing this around strange dogs, it may be more challenging. I would still do the protocol around dogs she knows and hasn't resource guarded from in the past. Practicing this will help your mechanical skills and will reinforce her for not guarding.

I would start a counter conditioning program that consists of food reinforcement when your dog sees and notices a strange dog. Keeping a distance great enough to keep your dog under threshold, and doing this as a planned set up, is key. Basically you're changing how your dog feels about the sight of a strange dog. More info on creating a positive conditioned emotional response at CAREforreactivedogs.com
 
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