As I posted Monday was his first day of obedience school. We left with practice homework to do everyday. Yesterday was a wash, he would not do anything and I was still too stressed out to give a shit. Today I decided to start fresh. I set the alarm for 6:45 and by 7am we were on the road running 2 miles. He did good but likes to play and bite the leash while we are running. I barely have the energy to run never mind jump like a fool-anyway this is the reason he needs to burn off some stream I guess.
When we got home I flew into the shower as I had court again. When I got home and tucked the beast in for her nap and Hannah Montana on the tube for Olive I decided to give him a try. The trainer had mentioned her dog has a love of cheese sticks so I grabbed one and we went to work.
She had told me the "down" would be the most difficult as Boxers are stubborn. During class I was a mess. He refused no matter what I tried. I am overwhelmed and frustrated by this dog.
Today I had to push a bit the 1st 2 times on his shoulders but in the end we were walking in a circle thru the exercises. Sit...Stay....Down and the bastard did it. He wanted that cheese stick and in the end he ate the whole thing he did it right so many times. I am so excited.
I want this dog to work. I want a family dog. It is NOT fixed by any stretch but we are headed in the right direction.