Puppy conquers going down the stairs for the very first time
Although this Westie pup needs some time to go down the stairs the first time they are very energetic puppies, so if you are looking for a laid back pooch, you probably have another thing coming. But don't let their sweet face fool you.
They are also known for carrying out full conversations, which you should not mix up with barking. Regular dogs bark, Westies talk to you (and sometimes they even talk back!) Confidence is not an issue with them, which sometimes can lead to trouble with bigger adversaries. Luckily for this pooch, his only adversary was the stairs, and they weren't in a fighting mood. This young puppy is just beginning to learn about his surroundings, but in no time he'll become the feisty little warrior just like all pooches from this breed.
This Westie is trying to climb down the stairs and it is only his first attempt and it isn’t easy for a small puppy like him. Although he fails, his efforts prove to be very cute.
Just look at those stubby little legs! And that itty-bitty tail! We are melting over here. On his second attempt, It turns out that this little pup is in a real rush to get downstairs so he finds his way down by tumbling. Humans regard stairs as a set of steps meant to connect two floors, but for dogs, stairs can be perceived as obstacles that can also be a bit intimidating, especially when it comes to small-breed puppies who were never offered to stairs before.
This pup conquers his anxiety and his instinct comes as the best motivation for him to get strong and dive in the stairs. He takes a courageous leap and slides down the stairs in the cutest possible way. Eventually, he obtains out that these stairs weren't so scary after all. We perceive stairs as a set of steps to be taken one at a time while dogs see stairs as a huge big barrier. When they look at a stairwell from the roof it may look like a giant step cliff and when they look at it from the bottom it may look like an impossible obstacle.
When teaching a dog or puppy to travel the stairs it can be especially beneficial to have some treats on hand for support and to maintain a calm and patient at all times. Steps can be daunting for a puppy at first but with a bit of help, he'll get the cover!