As you know, having followed Romeo’s journey, he is a bright little dog whom everyone loves. However, he needs a little more time to mature.
What we’re finding is that if something unexpected happens – a door slamming, a truck appearing from nowhere – he can be startled and take a short while to compose himself.
It would be a pity to lose so much potential. So, his trainer Helen is giving him more experiences of typical daily life. This includes hospital appointments, shopping centres, going in lifts and so on.
“He’s a lovely little man”, Helen says. “He is choc-full of charm. We just need to make sure he is happy, every day, in every situation.”
So, for Romeo, it’s more of the same until we’re confident that he’s confident. Rest assured we will tell you when Romeo has completed his journey. Between then and now, it’s a case of giving him time to grow into the dog we really believe he can become.
In the meantime, you can find out more about sponsoring a Hearing Dogs pup at hearingdogs.org.uk/sponsor