Oh yeah. Mine are/were definitely opportunists. Before Zena became my father in laws dog, even then, if she could get away with it when I wasn't around, she totally would. Riley was the same way even though he knew he was going to end up in trouble for whatever he did. And yes, he knew it too. Was told numerous times you could see the wheels turning in his head as he decided if it was worth the trouble or not to misbehave. Shasta doesnt get much opportunity to misbehave. I dont allow anyone else to handle her. She goes outside into the backyard with the bark collar on because I dont want her thinking this newfound behavior of barking like a fool with the dogs next door is acceptable. If someone else lets her out, the bark collar isnt put on and she thinks that means she's allowed to act a fool. I put a note on her crate telling everyone she is now allowed out without me home. I dont tolerate misbehaving after all the work I've put into training for proper behaviors and I refuse to allow it to be jeopardized. She'll try and get away with something but most of the time, she's not in the position to even try it.
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Shasta GSD 5/5/10 CGC, ITD, TC
"Dax" Thor z vom Weberhaus CAX, CGC, ETD, HCT, RATI, RATN, TC 3/18/2013
Zena GSD 6/1/03-2/16/2016
Riley GSD/BC 1/10/05-2/1/2013