|Oooh, look - it's me|
|Now where is that leash?|
You also have to pick your moments to maximize your results. If I keep jumping at the door, eager to show off my sweater, even after Diana asks me to sit, I will have to wait longer until the door opens. Argh, that one kills me.
Oh, course I’m impatient. Hello, I’m a dog. I’m a highly excitable terrier that finds patience difficult on a good day. But I’m a super smart puppy. I’m willing to learn and Michael and Diana recognize how good I am and tell me all the time that I’m the best dog ever in the whole world.
I’ve learned a lot this spring and summer. The most important thing I’ve learned is that “good dog” rewards are not demeaning. They are tasty. Plus I’ve also learned that everyone is jealous of my new sweater.
(P.S. - We are making a sweater for my buddy Katey the Pug. Don’t tell her about it. It’s sooooo cute. Katey is kind of girly so we decided to go with pink fuzzy yarn with a row of fancy, sparkly, multi-colored yarn around the neck. Oooohh, la la.)
^ . . ^ Woof