Monthly Archives: July 2012

Not Fit for Competition

I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on structure this weekend with Pat Hastings. I find structure fascinating and I’ve always wanted to learn more about how a dog is put together and how that affects the dog’s movement. … Continue reading

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Lurcher Reunion

Yesterday, Risa was reunited with her best friend: Rio. It’s been over a year since they’ve seen each other but they were so happy to be reunited again. Rio was up our way for an agility trial: his first ever. … Continue reading

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6 Year Anniversary

I think there was a mistake. I was a completely inexperienced dog owner with big dreams for her first dog. I wanted to be able to take her anywhere with me. I wanted to compete in agility and other dog … Continue reading

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I Wanna Talk About Me

For better or worse, you are an integral part of the picture when it comes to how your dog behaves. I’m not just talking about how you need to train your dog and build a relationship with your dog. In … Continue reading

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