Wednesday, October 23rd Today the large cruise ship Emerald Princess was in port so I took advantage of the opportunity to let Journey meet some new friends on the boardwalk near the seaport. He met a gentleman in a motorized … Continue reading
Monday, October 21st Journey has been working on learning a few tricks: Visit (head on lap) Pose (head on hand) Pray for Labs Get in a box (example of shaping behavior)
Sunday, October 20th Today Journey played and worked with Parker. Training alongside Parker provides quite a distraction for Journey, but he’s doing very well.
Thursday, September 26th My friend, Debbie, arranged for Journey to visit the Atlantic Fitness Centre today. He was welcomed by everyone and the manager kindly let Journey explore the many pieces of equipment. He also found another new surface on … Continue reading
Tuesday, September 24th Journey helped me with a client for the first time today. He provided a distraction to help my client’s pup work around distractions. It was also really good for Journey to practice his behaviors around another dog.
Tuesday, September 17th Journey has learned the trick “sad” where he puts his head on his paws on cue. He is also doing really well with spin and weave through mom’s legs.
Monday, September 16th Today Journey practiced sit and down while Mom checked the mail. Tonight he practiced his loose lead walking, sit, down and wave while his doggy friend, Parker, watched. Then they had a short play.
Sunday, September 8 Today was a home day. It was pouring rain outside so Journey practiced his sit, down, loose lead walking, Easy Button and “go to mat” with a “big” distraction–his new friend, Daphne, a full-grown Newfoundland Dog in … Continue reading
Thursday, August 29th Today was a home day. We worked on mat behaviour. Journey is now “offering” the behaviour of laying down on his mat. This behaviour will come in handy later on.
Friday, September 6th Today was vaccination day for Journey, not to mention a physical exam and deworming. It is so important for you to have your puppy used to being handled and restrained, having someone look in his ears and … Continue reading