Monthly Archives: January 2014

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

There is no doubt it’s been cold this winter. With sub-zero temperatures most mornings (and throughout the day), activity has been limited around here. I miss our 3-4 mile walks in the snow (especially when it’s deep because it’s a … Continue reading

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I love shaping. I love that it makes our dogs really think about what they’re doing. I love that it makes me a better trainer because I have to watch for small changes and not ask for too much all … Continue reading

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Testing 1. . .2. . .3

You can learn a lot from failure. When you trial your dog you learn what you know and figure out what you still need to work on. No surprise for us, Risa’s lack of focus is still a huge issue. … Continue reading

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