It can be done. Dora. Napoleon and Snowgoose are proof of this; it just takes so much more time, patience, humour, understanding and love.
And, just when you think that you are achieving some manner of control. Dingo pulls you unstuck with a shattering show of quiet defiance to enforce your recognition of his rights as a free-spirited individual.
Extract from Getting a Good Dog a Better Name by Berenice Walters (1990)