Goofy was an especially difficult fearful case. We kept him longer so we could go very slow since he acted out severely in crate and with the leash on and wanting nothing to do with us, resorting to biting the leash clip hard, going after us, guarding food, we went very slow. We address any bad behavior and then work hard at building his confidence around what he is fearful of, just having the leash on. It was a month and we started to see quick changes happening with him and going slower and more patient then usually needed greatly paid off to show this fun little guy that can follow direction and trust in what he considered terrifying scenarios (mostly with crate and traffic) It was a pleasure getting to work with him.
His current owner had the intention of finding him a new home and just fostering him for a rescue. A home that maybe didn’t have other dogs or just had more time and experience. She is hoping to find that person still, but is happy to continue his training in the meantime, knowing he may always be with her. If you are interested in possibly taking over and having Goofy as your own, please contact me at
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