MUDGE has demonstrated this month that she might prefer a career as a PTSD service dog. She has shown an affinity for that type of work and she will be exploring this possible career over the next few months. Her eager nature and her single person focus are lovely characteristics as she continues to develop as a working dog.
- Skills being learned: “Front”, “behind”, cued interruption, anxiety alert.
- Recent field trips: Vancouver International Airport, local community center, middle school, police station.
- Possible behavior challenges: Impulse control, dog distraction.
- Potential career path: PTSD
Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Mudge!
Submitted by: Advanced Trainer Dana Gallagher