When learning or teaching a new task patience is an absolute necessity. I do not excel in that virtue. Still, I am hoping to get our new puppy Jasper into a manageable state of existence with my wife and me.

I am sure he would be further along if his teacher was not so inexperienced. However, we are having a great time hanging out together. I am quite smitten with Jasper. He gives me a reason to believe I too have plenty of new things to learn.

This is now three weeks into my attempts to teach Jasper the fine art of fetch. If anything it will give me an extra avenue to give him some more exercise time. As you will see in the video we aren't quite ready to call this one done just yet.