"His favorite hobby is rubbing himself from tail to nose on the floor," said Jasicek. If it's too cold for them to go outside, they focus on intelligence training indoors, and use chairs and the couch for agility exercises.
"He's extremely clever," Jasicek said of the rescue pup. For instance, eating is a little more difficult when you only have a sliver of a bottom jaw and a few teeth left. Jasicek spent the first few months hand-feeding the dog, but Barkley has since discovered that if he pulls the food onto his paw and lays his head to the side, he can feed himself just like any other dog. Well, almost like any other dog.