Setting the Bar

Yeah, yeah, yeah. It’s been a while. But let’s jump right into it, so to speak. When training your dog, be very careful of what it is exactly that you are training. Camm recently started ducking under jump… Read More

The Magical Heathen Puppy

Rhys turned seven months old earlier this week. While he is still very much a puppy and will be for a while, it’s often hard for me to think of him on such immature terms. For several months… Read More

Perspective

There’s nothing like a collision with a normal pet dog owner to oust me from my insular existence. My perspective: Having only three dogs now has made my household a lot quieter. Of course that’s due not only… Read More

Therapy Session

“Really? We have to leave soon? I’m just getting my nap on.” I had a hard time getting going on Friday for the weekend’s agility adventure. For once, I was not the issue. The dogs all wanted to… Read More

Why Border Collies Are Easy

Jasmine is not normal. When me and my ex-husband adopted Jasmine from the shelter in September, 2004, I thought she seemed like a sweet, very needy, but kinda dumb young dog. I also thought she was a really… Read More

Back on Track

Ah, my Red Dog and I are back! * Two gloriously smooth and quiet runs Friday afternoon with Brady at this weekend’s CPE trial. Not a single argument about anything, not even the table. Simply perfect. Brady dislikes… Read More