MARA has been working on maintaining and further refining all the skills she has learned so far in advanced training. She has also been practicing and sharpening her basic obedience cues and default behaviors such as ‘leave it’. She continues to grow in her retrieve skills and is always enthusiastic to train. Mara is currently focusing on a steady and calm mouth when holding items and practicing her grip with plastic items.
- Skills being learned: ‘Switch’ and practice of all learned skills.
- Recent field trips: Currently Not Applicable Due to COVID-19
- Possible behavior challenges: Rare alert barking.
- Advanced training location: Burnaby
- Potential career path: Assistance Dog
Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Mara!
Submitted by: Apprentice Instructor Ashley Siddals