Dinky’s recalls have slowed down and she takes her time getting comfy when I tell her to lay down. She hasn’t been defying me like a juvenile, she’s just been un-enthusiastic about work. If I call her and she takes too long getting her nose out of the grass, I give a gentle correction, but corrections aren’t going to make her want to work again. You can’t scold a dog into being enthusiastic!

So, Dinky is ho-hum. Alright, I’ve got tools for this.

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