have just had two weeks’ holiday where jasmine has really been taken out of her normal routine. Far from upsetting her, I feel she has really excelled in that time.
the first week she had a chance to relax and put her paws up while I had three days with my parents. In that time she got to free run with jade which she really enjoyed, whilst maintaining a good standard of recall.
then the fun really began for her. We had five days down in Teignmouth this week with mainly blind people, so jasmine had to work. She learnt her new routes very quickly, even finding her way back from places she had only visited once. I also went to Birmingham new Street station again with her and she remembered the way to the customer relations office, having done it a few weeks ago. I even worked her onto a couple of boats! i hope no one from Guide dogs is reading! I’m really starting to trust her now.
Because we were staying in a hotel, she had lots of opportunities for good social behaviour in restaurants etc and she is getting better and better at this all the time.
So, the little dog might at last be maturing!!