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Rufus the American Bulldog

Having completed another of my very popular "day courses" I am now warming up with a glass of mulled wine, after a day working in sub zero temperatures with Rufus, an American Bulldog.
Each course is tailored for the individual dog and today's is a very good example.
Rufus arrived at 10.00 this morning. After a quick cup of tea with his owner, I quickly established that one thing I needed to work on was his aggression towards other dogs on leads.
This needed alot of time and the introduction of my own very calm dogs, before Rufus finally realised that he needn't be so hostile.
Having enjoyed lunch at the Millyard Cafe in Morland, it was into the "sheep chasing" part of the day.
After a controlled charge at them (in which all were completely untouched), my training proved successful and this powerful young dog now respected the animals completely.
It was a fitting end to a great day and I was very pleased to have met such a wonderful dog and his lovely owner.


Rufus takes commands from his owner as I stay close by
Rufus decides to ignore the middle(wo)man and takes instructions from me direct !


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