We had thought about fostering for awhile, but we weren't sure how crazy it would be to have 3 pitbulls in a 2-bedroom condo. Luckily for us, our dogs have been serving as good mentor dogs to teach Wilma the rules and expectations of our household and minimize negative interactions.
Usually younger dogs will imitate the lead of the adult dogs they are with;Wilma was quick to follow our dogs' leads to the extent of mimicking their every movement and action:
Understanding when to pay attention and listen to us:
And even following our dogs' training habits. Our dogs know that before they can eat dinner, or have treats, they need to sit and wait patiently. Wilma learned how to wait, even with the temptation of treats lined up on her paws, just by observing how our dogs act:
We're working on more training with Wilma and I'm using circus dog Miss M as my assistant to teach her the ropes. Wilma is becoming a regular "mini-me" to Miss M:
Though it might be hard for Miss M to be the recipient of so much admiration: