I found I did the opposite more, I expected him to act like a puppy and he started acting more like a dog just with puppy brain moments.
Hang in there, it really does get better. Keep up the training and keep expectations reasonable, even now at 19.5 months Delgado is only being left unsurpervised for only 1-2 hours at a time and slowly working from there.
Jasmine - Female Miniature Poodle - born Aug 15, 2010
Loker Delgado Von Stalworth - Male GSD - born Jan 26, 2012
Koda & Zazu - 5 year old male cats
Alex - Male Cocker Spaniel (rescue) - RIP Cuddlebug 2007-2010