Training Status Update: 11/3/20
Olivia is working on free flow engagement and it sure looks like she is having fun.
Training Status Update: 10/21/20
Olivia is learning to fetch an item. Right now we are using a kit as it is the easiest item for the dog to learn to retrieve. Once she is comfortable retrieving the kit, we will have her begin retrieving medication bottles, leash/jacket, items dropped, etc.
Training Status Update: 10/19/20
Olivia is working on deep pressure therapy “visit”. The visit can be cued whether the person is on the floor or sitting in a chair or couch. She is just learning to apply heavy pressure and to offer more duration between rewards.
Training Status Update: 10/14/20
Olivia is currently being shaped for deep pressure therapy, fetching supplies/medications, and providing a social barrier for her handler.
Training Status Update: 9/28/20
Olivia, has begun her life-saving training! She is enthusiastically learning tasks associated with our Wellness Program like grabbing, holding, and retrieving a dumbbell. Keep up the great work, sweet girl!