ZIPP got to try his paw at learning retrieve this month and although he loves to carry things in his mouth, he would rather keep those items to himself and not give them back. He likes to show off whatever item he has in his mouth and being told how cute he looks. He is frequently dragging his blanket around and if he can’t find it right away, will drag a dog bed around briefly. Zipp is working on body awareness and is learning to move his back feet and is working on exercises make jumping up on things when prompted smoother.

  • Skills being learned: Durations, speeding up his reaction time to cues, turning around, lying across a person’s lap
  • Recent field trips: Parks, lake, mall, grocery stores, hardware store, Costco, medical buildings
  • Possible behavior challenges: Grooming – teeth brushing and foot handling, foot work
  • Advanced training location: Lower Mainland – Satellite
  • Potential career path: Assistance Dog

Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Zipp!

Submitted by: Advanced Trainer Lisa Davis