This week Bob had his first puppy training class which went better than expected. Not the best one in the class but he didn’t do too bad.
When it comes to doing something for treats, Bob is Johnny-On-The Spot, literally. He can’t plant his butt fast enough for a sit if it means treats. He also did exceptionally well learning how to touch.
His weak point? Well that would be off leash following. That just isn’t going to happen at this stage of the game. You can see the thought process when this exercise starts -
Ruthanna – “Come Bob!”
Bob – “Is she nuts?! I’m not trotting after her. Heck, it’s not the bigest room, she’ll be back around in a moment if I just lay down here. Hey, you know, while I’m waiting, those other people in here had treats too…and they’re closer so I don’t have to hardly walk at all. Let’s go say Hi.”
The other nice thing about training class? Bob is wiped out for most of the afternoon!
The bad thing about training? Bob wakes back up with a vengeance!
Now as for training at home, the other three, Ursa, Piper and even Sadie, couldn’t be happier. They are overjoyed with giddiness at the prospect of getting treats as well. In fact for three dogs that at times act like they’ve never been trained, it’s amazing how quickly all the commands come rushing back.
This week’s Bob weigh-in and height:
|6/10/2012||29 pounds||16.5 inches|
Bob grew about an inch this past week and added on 5 more pounds!