This 70lb, 2 yr old brindle boy is a big loving goofball! He loves to snuggle and thinks he is a lap dog. Buster has energy but mellows out after given some attention. Loves treats and is highly food motivated. Treat toys are so much fun for him! Plays well with dogs his size or smaller than he, in fact he would do great with a doggie playmate. He would make a great jogging buddy, loves tug o war, and enjoys fetch. Buster recently completed a 6 week board and train program to help with jumping, basic obedience and impulse control and he is wonderful dog who knows many commands. One thing however that Buster does not like is strangers being in his face or leaning over him, once he knows you though he is totally fine with that!! Buster is an amazing dog just looking for the love, attention and exercise he desires. He would benefit from strong leadership, someone who will continue to enforce all he just learned as described below.


FROM THE TRAINER: Buster has been trained both on leash and off leash. He has been socialized with dogs and people. Buster knows 1. Sit. 2. Down 3. Heel4. Leave it 5. Come 6. Place 7. Touch 8. Commands on hand signals (sit, down, come) 9. Commands from a distance 10. Commands in motion. On top of the commands we had spent a lot of time curbing Buster’s jumping habits. He is not allowed to jump on anyone for any reason. It was a bad habit. Buster is great with other dogs. We have tried him with many dogs of many breeds and sizes. He never had any fight. He is good with toys and food and had never shown any resource guarding. With all that said we encourage to keep his behavior on check by using his training. He needs to be under “No Free Lunch” policy. This means that he
works for anything he gets. That includes attention, food, toys, going on walks, greeting people etc….We recommend keeping the prong collar on him and use it on walks and when training. Buster was trained on a remote training collar as well. We recommend that only a person that knows how to use a training collar and how to train with will be using the collar. Otherwise it can mess up the dog’s training. We will be happy to teach anyone how to work with a remote training collar. In conclusion, Buster went through a major change in his behaviour since we started training him. It has been a long and hard work for him as well as for his trainers. He will need people around him to be patient as well as very consistent so he can keep up with his new skills. He needs to keep up with his obedience so he won’t slip back into the habits that brought him here at first place. We will be more than happy to give any phone consultation as well as schedule one on one training sessions at our training arena.