Like many herding dogs, Lilly needed a job to keep her mind engaged. So, she was taught to close drawers and all sorts of doors, swinging in different directions to keep her busy.
Lilly learned a solid recall which could also be used to manage her barking at neighbors behind the fence.
One of the biggest challenges of owning a smart dogs is keeping their smart minds happy. Mel loves the challenge of discerning "give" & "drop".
Including your dogs in your everyday activities is a great way to keep them busy, engaged and happy - AND improve your training!