Following in the footsteps of his older brother, Eagle the Pug, Ranger the Airedale successfully graduated from PetSmart's Beginner Dog Education Course. The formal training class met weekly over a period of eight grueling weeks that tested both pup and owner. But at the end of it all, we're happy to say that Ranger can sit, stay, lie down, roll over, and play dead with the best of them. However, the trick that involves "leaving" a treat until told he can "take it" still apparently needs some mastery. Here's Ranger from his big graduation ceremony. I've included Eagle's graduation from Puppy Class last year as well, because he's a special boy too!
All this higher education, and this is basically what it boils down to at the end of a long day at our house:
PS Yes, that's a piece of sushi (of the dog toy variety) under the couch.