Monthly Archives: January 2013

Problem Solving

I love the problem solving aspects of dog training especially with positive-based training. It’s kind of neat to wrack your brain trying to figure out how you can get your dog to do what you want without being able to … Continue reading

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The Anti-Jagger

It’s been about 2 weeks since Jagger was adopted. Risa and I let our lives go back to normal and it was nice having it just the two of us again. But there are always dogs in need and I … Continue reading

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Use It or Lose It

Risa’s Birthday was Thursday. She is now 9 years old (not that she’s even beginning to act her age). I usually buy her something nice for her special day and this year was no exception. Though I didn’t buy her … Continue reading

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Unprepared

I would like a do-over on this weekend. However, since Ctrl + Z only works on my computer, I’ll just have to take it as a life lesson and move forward. I entered Risa in an AKC rally trial. This … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! With the coming of a new calendar year, it’s a great time to reflect on everything that happened in the previous one and look forward to everything the new one can bring. Two thousand twelve was … Continue reading

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