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“My day with Boaz

Today was a pretty cool day with Boaz.  I woke up very early for me at 6:30 a.m.  Remember I’m retired, disabled and in pain from these feet ulcers, so I normally don’t get to sleep until around 3 a.m. or after.  Well, today I was pumped about taking Bo to his vet appointment and then on for some public access work. So I set my alarm for 6:15 am and then automatically turned it off saying to myself  I would get up in a few minutes.  I’m sure you’ve done this before – the next thing I know, my dh is asking me, “are you taking Bo to the vet?”  Needless to say, it was 30 minutes after my alarm rang.  So I got up then and into the shower. At 7:30, when my dh normally leaves for work, I had him get Bo into the back seat of my car for me.  Boaz is still reluctant to climb in and out of the car, something about the steps and height I guess.  But in my readings on my various forums, this is not unusual for Giant Schnauzer pups and sometimes it takes quite a while and much effort to get them over this fear.  So I’m definitely going to start some lesson work in the driveway practicing getting in and out of the back seat.  Bo is just getting too big for me to be lifting and pushing him like this. Continue reading