“I train over 30 commands and socialize the puppy in all situations, such as in malls, restaurants, movie theaters and even in airplanes,” Wilt told The Dodo. “Elijah went on over 25 flights with me.”
Like any good teacher, Wilt helped guide the tiny puppy toward adulthood with patience and compassion. Then, in February, Elijah was finally ready to finish his training. But after all the time they spent together, saying goodbye was heartbreaking for both the student and the teacher.