You'd better believe it!
The only thing to capitalize on is what he truly responses to, soft voice, firm voice, silence or even just hand signals (not raised for striking).
My mom's been watching the *Dog Whisperer* Caesar Milan every chance she gets
It really makes sense to have a routine you can all work with. That is your goal is the routine with all three of you involved. You've got lunch and boyfriend has after-work until you get home again for playtime with the *family*
I've been lucky with Alika
his name at the pound was Ali, but my sister and I didn't feel the name suited him. He'll respond to many names
and he does recognize that whichever name he gets called is by what he himself has triggered...Alikamou (endearing), Alika (just normal), Alik (oh oh), Lik Lik (better come back) and of course Lika (OMG I've done it now)
Ali is strictly grandma's name for him
What I can't get over is that this dog (he's now 2-1/2) just loves men
Maybe cause they have larger laps for him to climb onto if they sit on the ground with him
He doesn't fit on mine