Just look how much Canelo is improving! He is doing so well, but we still need help as Canelo will now need to stay with the trainer for two more weeks as we desperately don't want to see his progress regress.
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Here is a written update from Terrie his amazing trainer in Puerto Rico.
"Canelo is making great progress. This past week our focus has been house training & loose leash walking with proximity to other people & dogs. He’s been going on walks with George & Blanca (he & Blanca often go together & he’ll be great). Canelo has been interested in her, but not any any reactive or inappropriate way.
Canelo is also x5 days accident free-waiting to use the bathroom outside on walks! He’s putting on his harness easily for both Mark & I (generalizing to another person), too. His yawns, lip licks, & other signs of anxiety have decreased.
We’ve been working on desensitization & counter conditioning to all over body handling-touching head, arms, body & he’s doing well.
Today I did his bath (with the new shampoo suggested by my sister the pro-groomer) & I just held him gently by his collar during the shampoo/rinse. He was much calmer & stayed close following the exercise (bath time). His hair is growing in (especially on his body) & he seems far less uncomfortable physically.
We are planning to go to the vet’s on Wednesday for his vaccines & I think having the extra week of work prior will help him to be more relaxed in this stressful situation."