Frankie returned home tonight...

by Steph Mahrle


Frankie the leash reactive, eight-year-old, pitbull terrier mix, was originally scheduled for a three week board and train, but I was able to effectively address her bad behaviors within two-weeks, so she returned home one week early. She and her owner have plenty of work ahead of them in terms of reinforcing the pattern of calm behavior that we all do want to see from Frankie, but they're well on their way to having a much more calm and predictable relationship together. There is no sense in keeping a dog longer than they need to be kept when it comes to a board and train. Here is Frankie's before, during, and after video: