Monthly Archives: January 2011

Happy 7th Birthday!

Since Risa is a rescue dog, I don’t know her exact Birthday. She was 2.5 years old when I got her in July 2006, I picked January 10th. It was also my grandfather’s Birthday and I never got to meet … Continue reading

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This past weekend, Risa earned her RN (Rally Novice) title in AKC rally. I am so proud of her! After her amazing performance at her first rally trial back in November, I decided we should pursue the title. I knew … Continue reading

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I’ve had the misfortune of being unemployed a few times in my life. At first, it almost seems like a blessing. Endless time to do what I want whenever I want. I can sleep in, run errands whenever I want … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

With the new year on its way, it’s time to think of our training goals again. 😉 As always, continuing to work on Risa’s dog reactivity and fears are high on the list. But there’s time for other fun stuff … Continue reading

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