I am very proud of how well Oscar has done. He is a special boy who was a joy to work with because of his sharpness and his sense of humor. I hope his owner is happy with the progress he has made. I gave him the foundation of obedience training he needed and when he goes home I will give his owner the tools for keeping the training up. Oscar wants to please and the mistakes he still makes are due to the classic Labrador exuberance and puppyhood. But he now understands what "no" means. Instead of continuing what he thinks is a game he understands that he has made a mistake when he hears this word3`4E1. He really is not defiant by nature. There was simply a breakdown of communication.
The task now set to his owner is to have high expectations of him. He can do it. He just needs someone who is willing to not accept less than what was asked of him. If he has a good leader, he is a delightful dog. Good job, Oscar!