OK, he's not always calm. But look at all the things that used to flip him out and no longer do ------
ones in blue elicited fear or hyper-sensitivity
ones in green elicited zoomies/hyper-play/way over excitement
ones in pink elicited being a PESt and screaming for what he wanted.
ones in red elicited aggression or guarding
Ok, a lot of this was just intense excitement at getting out of the shelter and into a new environment. He took a while to settle.
To work on his overall arousal levels, we did the following: