Birdi came into Kroger with me for a super short trip to get an item I needed to pick up. But I used it as an impromptu evaluation trip!
Since I am the one who puppy raises, task trains, and graduates the dogs, it’s easy to just go about my days and not look at the big picture sometimes.
Birdi doesn’t have to ever be evaluated by a third party to enter task training or to see if she’s hitting her milestones, as
Rooney’s alerting accuracy continues to be astounding!
Rooney’s person, Curtis, is still keeping track of every one of Rooney’s alerts, false alerts, and missed alerts in a google sheet that I can check. This is a part of the transition training process I require to ensure the dogs are adapting to their new home and alerting as accurately as possible and on the right track. I check this google sheet obsessively - significantly more than I check Instagram or my emails to be honest… But this dog STILL has yet to give an incorrect alert or miss an alert - which is absolutely crazy given