(its lilwigglebuttthesecond) didn't wanna ask in the comment in case you don't wanna talk about it, but what's Fable wearing? His collar, the one with the green light? I'm really curious, I've never seen one like that?
it’s an ecollar, the flashing light means it’s on
Fable just “accidentally” knocked a food container off the table so he could lick it I hate dogs
I was talking to myself and waving my hands around (as you do) and I see a fuzzy white thing out of the corner of my eye so I look down to see Fable staring at me and wagging his tail, trying to achieve lift off
but also i think today was the first day where someone asked me whether fable was for me instead of me training him for someone else.
i was absolutely exhausted and very weak and my hair is an oily mess so i wonder if that’s why they asked
omg i almost forgot but while we were out today, someone asked me if I spoke french to fable and i was like haha no and I thought it was because like. french poodles, right?
but then this guy goes on to tell me about how he knew a guy who “spoke english to everyone else but spoke french to his dog” and i’m like.
kay thanks why do i care
Is ur dog gay
Definitely bi. He likes twinks
I worked Fable without a vest in a very non-dog friendly spot for the first time yesterday. We just had our handsfree leash and head halter. We were in the grocery store and Fable adjusted really quickly and really well. He also walked handsfree next to me while I pushed the cart, something we haven’t done a whole lot of training with. I was very proud of him.
We were in the store for about 30-40 minutes, and we had three notable interactions. One, a random shopper, a middle aged man we passed, pointed at me and said very loudly “that’s a service dog, right?” And when I said yup, he said “that’s what I thought.”
We met an older woman who said “let’s have a look at this dog” while we were standing in line at the cashier. When she first said it, I shrugged and was prepared to ignore her as Fable wasn’t facing her anyways. But when she proceeded to say it a couple more times as if I was supposed to turn my dog around to face her, and when I didn’t she proceeded to leave her cart in line and attempt to walk around us to get into Fable’s face. I told her to stop and ignore, and she did the second time I asked.
And on the way out, we met a kid and his mother who talked about helper dogs. The kid tried to go over to Fable then and his mom stopped him before I had to. I was very grateful for that.
All in all, this is far from our worst public access experience in a grocery store, let alone overall. This is why I say that while vests and leash wraps and patches are nice to have and may help some public access issues, people are going to do what they want, vest or no vest.
The dilemma in which I want to buy Fable gay paraphernalia for his working gear bc Pride month but I have no money
So Fable has absolutely no idea his ass exists. I’ve done some read end awareness training with him but it flies right in one ear and out the other. Who’s got some suggestions for me? I just want to try some different things.
Please help his heel position is horrendous because of this. Seriously if anyone ever feels bad about their dog’s heel position, just ask me to show you Fable’s.
Fable: can’t get his treat ball out from under the bed without help
Also Fable: figured out how to open the basement door using his nose