What is a complicated dog? A dog who may overly react (lunge, growl, bark excessively) to other dogs and humans. Even those dogs we love, that have bitten another being.
Ann has been a blessing! Our 15 month old Labrador Retriever would fall apart during vet visits. Uncontrollable barking, peeing, jumping, and biting the staff’s arms. A successful vet visit was out of the question.
Ann saw through the ‘crazy’ and immediately helped Sebastian focus his energy into positive behaviors. She set up a series of ‘happy visits’ with our vet to help him practice new, good patterns in a quiet, low-stress environment. The results have been amazing. Yesterday Sebastian had his first full exam with lots of handling (even ear swabbing!) and he did great. The vet staff said that they’ve never seen such a remarkable turnaround in such a short time.
We’re so grateful for Ann’s help. She gave us tools to bring out the best in Sebastian. And she gave us an unexpected gift: a new appreciation for Sebastian’s thinking, skills, and personality. Thank you!