Tomorrow we are really going to push Implied Stay and try to build his confidence to the point that he can be left 10 feet away from me without melting.
When I introduced him to his Dogtra I was surprised at how well he took to it. At first he couldn't feel the stimulation because he has a chinchilla coat. I trimmed some hair on his throat and then he felt the collar. He doesn't seem to mind it but it did confuse him at first. I had a hard time getting him to understand that the feeling was coming from me. As soon as he did, though, he was making good eye contact and almost asking how to receive some praise. He should do a fine job as we do some more difficult stuff.
To his owners: Bear LOVES his crate! He sleeps calmly in it and goes into it without a