Saturday, May 2, 2009

SKYE

Charlie was over this week and when it's time for them to go home Skye loves to pull him around on his leash. It's really funny. We had our first puppy class. We actually learned something that I had never done before with a dog. You get their attention by saying "watch me" while you are holding a treat between your eyes. Skye picked up on it rather quickly. Actually she just sat in class and stared at me. But since I have been home with her for a few days I can actually get her in the house from outside just by saying "watch me" with my hand between my eyes and she runs right over. Your supposed to use it to get there attention when they are doing something you don't want them to do. I can't believe how responsive she is to this command. It has really helped me to control her outside because I don't always want to put her leash on in the yard. But most days I would have to chase behind her in the yard trying to catch her. Now she runs right over to me even with the distraction from the dog next door!

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