For those of you that followed Beignet the AmStaff, you might be interested in an update. He has lost a total of 8.5 lbs since he began his training journey! His goal weight includes losing another 4-5 pounds. His owners are doing such an excellent job with managing his physical shape, and sticking to a lifestyle of structure to ensure he maintains a balanced state of mind. Overweight dogs are SO common in America. His owners recognize how the more unbalanced his physical health was, the worse his mental health became. If you're reading this, and feeding your dog extra treats, and kibble, out of guilt, and frustration with your dog's unbalanced/unpredictable behavior, please understand these issues are absolutely connected, and resolvable. Start simple. Reduce the dog's kibble, and eliminate the extra treats. Then get in contact with a balanced dog trainer that can help you and your dog live a healthier, happier #lifestyle.