This week, we got our ADEPT team assignments for the fall semester! We have less dogs than usual, so we have teams of three for each dog. I am working with Hugo along with two other interns. Hugo is a Labrador/Golden Retriever mix, and his birthday is October 16th (he turns two this year). Fun fact: Hugo is Charlie and Chester's half brother! He looks so much like Charlie, but his personality is definitely closer to Chester's.
I also had my first in person class with Hugo this week which went super well. I decided to set Hugo up for success by walking to campus that day so he would be nice and tired. When we got to class, he immediately plopped down and went to sleep. He didn't move the whole class! I was so impressed with him and hope the rest of the semester goes just as smoothly!
Hugo and Theo are already best buds; they love playing together! After playtime though, Hugo loves to snuggle up and take a nice long nap. We also have had a few fun training sessions to see where Hugo is at with his skills so far. He is such a smart, goofy guy, and I am excited to continue getting to know him over the next couple months. I will try to update regularly on his progress! Until next time, stay pawsome!
Intern with ADEPT (Assistance Dog Education Program and Training). Dog mom. Creative Writing major. Wannabe author. YouTube creator.