This month was a quieter month for Alpine and me. I started a new job at the beginning of the month, and it has taken both of us time to adjust to this change. Overall, Alpine has taken everything in stride. She is settling well into our new clinic setting and adjusting to our longer workdays. With this new job, I will have more time to work with Alpine, which I think we are both looking forward to.

This coming month I plan on taking Alpine out in public more than we have been able to previously. I hope to work with her in more high distraction areas than we are used to. This will test the foundation that we have built over the past 11 months. Hopefully, prepare her for life as a service dog.

Submitted by: Stephanie