Thursday, August 21, 2008

roman's moved up fast....phase three

Harness training in quiet residential areas; frequent rides in the training vans. Teaching new guidework commands and responses, such as "Right," "Left," and "Over Here," as well as continuing to work on commands learned in Phase 2. Curb checks and street crossings are introduced. Progressive obstacle course training on campus. Obedience training continues. Mall exposure walks and introduction to dog social sessions

Thursday, August 14, 2008

phase two......finally

Preliminary harness and obedience training. Introduction to distractions (toys, food, other dogs, cats, etc.). On-campus training of leading into harness (pulling forward in harness) utilizing the BEST™ program and responses to guidework-specific commands such as "Forward," "Halt," "Hopp Up" and "Steady." Introduction to campus obstacle course on leash.

Friday, August 8, 2008

claire's drawing of caroline & roman

love the red shoes!
not much of an update on roman, as of today he's still in level one......he must be really liking the relaxing walks on campus and play sessions