Grocery shopping with my dude Porkchop. He makes a great service dog as well as bully ambassador. I love when we meet people afraid of bullies because it gives us a chance to show them how sweet they are.
The benefits of a socialized, exercised and trained dog can be the difference on someone’s overall impression on the breed. He has helped quite a few people get over their fear of dogs, just by a proper introduction and a good experience. Remember, your dog reflects the time and effort you have put into it. If you don’t know how to get reliable obedience out of your dog, how to work it around distractions, look for a trainer nearby. You can get an idea of the trainer just based on the dogs body language. A lot of people may have great obedience but are not always paying attention to their dogs body language. It’s important to ensure your dogs enjoyment of the training you undergo as a team. Does your dog show signs of stress? or is your dog having fun? Training is more than just training, it’s bonding, a trust builder, a way to build a clear communication system between yourself and your friend. If you are interested in training and in the Bay Area/LA, shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org