If it weren’t for her persistent barking, Elsa would be the perfect pet.
The young Parson Terrier is friendly, enthusiastic and non-aggressive. She is great company for the disabled gentleman who spends all day with her while his wife is at work.
Some barking is welcome. Some simply too much.
Elsa has different barks for different things. Some of her barking is very welcome. With no teaching or prompting, the little dog alerts the man with a special short bark when his insulin levels are wrong.
Because the man feels unwell and is in pain a lot of the time, Elsa’s barking is a real issue. (more…)