|Don't call him pretty or he'll eat your children.|
Our dog, Dexter (also referred to as Dex, Dexy, Dexican, %&#(@%&@!), is just shy of 6 months old. He is a great dog and has come a long way from that faithful Good Friday when I brought him home. He knows some basics as far as training goes, is potty trained, and has a great little thing he does when it's time to eat (another story for another time). We crate trained him, and now he'll sleep from about 10:00pm until whatever time I get up or feel well enough to get to him (ranges from 7:00am to 9:00am) and he doesn't make a sound. He does great with our crazy ass toddler and is just a great dog. Our biggest struggle was getting him to walk nicely on a leash. He has always pulled ahead of us, sometimes to the extreme of only walking on his back legs because he was pulling so hard. I did my google research and tried many different techniques with him over the past several months and NOTHING works. He just doesn't give a shit. I've seen him give me the finger as I tirelessly try a technique to get him to walk politely. The worst is when we go to a pet store. He senses our presence immediately and starts acting all batshit crazy. He pulls, chases, jumps,
|Training collar is for dogs NOT husbands (like I originally thought)|
So hate on, haters of the training collar, but ours is here to stay.