Posts Tagged With: treats

Social Play

Anu’s un-social behavior until recently has been based on her extreme shyness. She typically holds back, hides behind me, and barks or cries and will not let people pet her. You can only imagine how happy I was that she played with Holly, a Cavapoo, today in her training class. She is becoming more and more comfortable in public.

She is trusting humans more now, as well. Our trainer was able to take her leash while Anu listened to commands. She even took a treat from the other pup’s human and allowed her to pet her.

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Social and Behavioral Progress

Anu used to be super shy and very anxious in public and/or social scenarios. She would pull away from the vet and vet assistants, pee on them, and cry a lot. Meeting other people and dogs really stressed her out.

Today was our best vet visit ever. She was well behaved and happy to see the staff. Anu did not cry when they took her back for tests. When the vet returned with her she said she is perfect…perfectly healthy, perfectly well behaved in public, socializing quite well. (And she did not pee on them.)

Through consistency in bringing her in public and also training and her classes, she is now just a wee bit shy still, but will greet familiar people in public and then warms up to unfamiliars when given a couple of minutes to get comfortable. Anu loves the vet and other dogs and puppies (no matter how big or small).
She begs to ride in the car and go places. She has fun in her puppy classes; when she first started she hid under my chair or sat on my lap for 3 weeks, now she sniffs around for a few minutes and has even played with other pups the last couple of times. She is now in the intermediate level class and is doing quite well. Is learning to “heel,” has improved with “coming when called”, and “stay”.

She loves the PetSmart classes and our PetSmart trainer, btw. 🙂

She still gets very protective and nervous when known or unknown visitors come to the house. So, we will continue to work on that. She has never attacked it tried to bite anyone, just barks a lot and stands or lays between the visitor and myself.

Anu was under 4 pounds at 8 weeks old. She is now 19.8 pounds. And in great condition and health.

This is how happy she was at the vet today:

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Anu’s New Favorite Toy

Anu loves her new toy, although she has a ton of favorites. The day she got it she would not let it out of her sight. Now she likes to have it at night for bedtime.

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Give Me Treats

That was a delicious treat:

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Please give me more:

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I Should Have Sent the Kids For Obedience Training

I Should Have Sent the Kids For Obedience Training

Magnet from Three Dog Bakery

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We HAD to Give The Children Away…

We HAD to Give The Children Away...

Three Dog Bakery Magnet:

We HAD to give the children away…Mr. Puddingstone was allergic.

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After the Rain, Puppy Dries Her Own Ears

After Anu plays in the rain, she has to get a little crazy and she does not like wet ears so she has figured out how to dry them herself, she also loves her Kong pacifier treat toy.

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Pacifier Kong Toy

Anu loves playing with her Kong pacifier treat toy. I stuff her’s with apple slices and then freeze them.

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January 2, 2014

It is Anu’s “job” to bring sticks home. She gets paid in treats in exchange for the stick.

Look at that proud puppy smile:

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Little Beagle puppy:

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