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End of term for Merlin

The stay of my little Australian Labradoodle guest is coming to an end. Merlin has one full day left before being collected on Saturday and I make no bones about it - I shall miss him !

Merlin has certainly brought out the emotions in me !

The early days of him trying to assert his authority are long gone, as are those moments when I would find he'd been copying the Andrex advert, with toilet roll everywhere and an innocent looking face staring at me !

The satisfaction I felt seeing his behaviour change for the better is just one of the reasons I love my work so much.
Do I get things right first time? No, of course not. Different dogs present different problems and because of that, my approach to training is anything but "one size fits all".

I hope you like the latest pics that Paul took - he seems to love getting images of Merlin wet and dirty! But believe me, he'll look a little different when he's lucky owners get to see him again on Saturday.

Tasha and Merlin
Enjoying another walk


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