Willow continues to warm to clients coming into the home, is very friendly with children and seems to believe that everyone wants to be her best friend. Often she tries to engage others in a game of catch or keep away. She did extremely well at the groomer's last week and of course enjoyed the praise she has continued to receive. Considering all the dog hair that was removed with the grooming, it still keeps coming and she has become quite used to my portable vacuum that seems to be used many times throughout the day. She loves the car and loves to go for walks. Some of our walks are in the early morning hours when its still dark out so she is less distracted by critters that she can see by daylight. She enjoys the leisurely walks the most when there is ample time to really smell the neighborhood. Her reactivity to squirrels and rabbits has decreased somewhat. She is still not crazy about other dogs while on leash. We continue working with a behaviorist who is very encouraging as long as we keep practicing what she has taught us. Milo, the dog down the street, is cooperating with us fully to ensure that we will have a great barking experience when we walk by.
Willow, or Wills as I call her, loves it when there is overnight company in the house and she can sleep upstairs near them. Although many have asked if they can feed her at the table, she is not being given that privilege, which makes dining much more enjoyable. She is a very loving golden!