Over-mothered puppies more likely to fail guide dog training
Coddled pups were slower during problem-solving tasks, less able to control their impulses and quicker to barkWestEnd61/REX/ShutterstockBy Aylin WoodwardFor most guide dogs, it’s tough to make the grade. Only 70 per cent of dogs that enter training successfully complete the programme. Unexpectedly, it’s puppies that receive the most care and attention...
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