Jackson, the Golden Retriever, sits patiently outside a busy Target waiting for his owner to return. How he got here is the subject of this WTAJ-TV10 news report. Adopted from an animal shelter less than 4 weeks ago, the 3-year old Retriever has been training every day. He visits local high-traffic locations to practice ignoring distractions while his owner hides just out of sight and keeps an eye on him.
This story first sufaced on WTAJ 11 years ago, but has recently resurfaced and has gotten animal lovers motivated to spread the word and its positive message! Watch: