At 10 weeks old, Kodi is definitely growing. We go back to the vet Tuesday so I'll get an update on her weight then, but she's definitely taller. Tall enough (and not yet fully comprehending 'down') that we've had to clean off the coffee table. She's up to a mile and a half in the mornings and a third to a half of a mile in the evenings. We've also started introducing her to other dogs, namely the golden retriever puppy across the street. I say puppy but at nearly six months old he weighs in at almost sixty pounds! She was pretty shy at first, but in short order was bouncing all over the other dog. She's much faster, but eventually he just flops out on top of her and the game is done until she can wiggle free and begin it again.
Kodi's doing much better on the potty training front, with only a few accidents when she gets distracted or excited. We've also found a technique that is pretty helpful in curbing the nipping, but she's a stubborn little girl so we're still working on that. We've started conditioning the hold command (using hold instead of whoa) at mealtimes.
Next week we're taking a road trip which will be an excellent learning experience for her. Once we get back, I think I'll start bird introduction.
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