Bruno is not quite 2 years old and came as an owner surrender. He is very smart and was professionally trained. We have been working with Bruno to build his self confidence and impulse control. He has come a long way. He can now walk next to some dogs. He is learning better self control but when too close or in contact, should there be play engagement, the excitement can overwhelm him to impulsively switch to reactivity. He has been able to progress due to our controlled environment and solid routine.
Bruno's original owners got him as a puppy. He joined the family with a female Boxer at home that was like his mom. She died and he was sent to a 2 week board and train which gave him solid obedience but also a little PTSD from training methods.
Bruno can be the sweetest little guy. But he is unsure and when out in the world his insecurity can become fear reactivity and mouthy.
When Bruno goes home it has to be to a home that fully understands he needs a slow step by step acclimation to his new life. You cannot rush his process to feel safe and trust you. He mostly needs a confident leader that he can put all of his trust in to feel safe and follow the lead.
He is housebroken and crate trained. Strong, calm confident leaders are a must for this well trained boy that needs emotional stability. Investing in the time to do things the right things will reveal a sweet devoted boy. But no shortcuts, he will succeed when provided calm first days followed by routine first weeks and months of stability from a good leader to become a lifetime family member
THE BEST HOME FOR BRUNO SHOULD