dogcrazyjen wrote:Homer is so handsome!
We are not registered. We go with a group of local dog owners, just for fun. We had to show proof of rabies, and that is all.
Patch O' Pits wrote:You may really want to look into getting certified so you have more options on visiting a variety of places
dogcrazyjen wrote:Yeah, I know, but I don't know if she would pass. She is not 100% with all other dogs, I just keep a real eye on the other dogs there and tell everyone to keep away. She also is not real calm, as I said, their exercise ball had her flipping out (in a good way.) I always thought if there was a WWF nursing home it would be the place for her!
However, she IS 100% with people, so I don't worry about her getting into trouble, and I do not take my eyes off her for a nano second when I am there.
I am hoping she will be able to take the test at the bullympics, we have been working towards that.
dogcrazyjen wrote:Yes, that IS key, she is much better tired. Last visit this week she hung out with the two goldens and that was good. She wasn't interested in them, she was more people oriented, but she was standing around with them no problem.
She actually was pretty good until this year with other dogs. It turns out she was allergic to her food, and it caused all sorts of behavioral issues, from licking feet to dog aggression to spinning. I put her on home made diet for 3 months, then switched to a better food, and she is back to normal. I am just trying to undo the crankiness that seemed to creep in due to the allergy. It took months to make the connection that it was the food.
I agree, I have been clicking her around other dogs for attention to me. I just need to ween her off food, since we cannot have food there at the test.
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