Category Archives: Fear

Compare and Contrast

I’m really glad I posted my Throwback Thursday entry this past week. It gave me insight and a nice reminder of where we’ve come from. And exactly how much Risa has improved. This last Saturday was the Canine Carnival: a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

This entry is from June 13th, 2009. It’s amazing how far my girlie has come. Also worth noting is the fact that I still try and take her new places to make her feel more comfortable and that it still … Continue reading

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What Normal Feels Like

This weekend I trialed with Risa in obedience for the first time. I did this for several reasons. Main reason: why not!? She’s my first dog; we might as well try anything we can. One of the others was to … Continue reading

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Pets

I feel like there’s been a lot of hating on breeders and breed registries lately. Certainly, some of it is justified. Purebred dogs are, unfortunately, stuck in a bottleneck of health issues and behavioral problems. There are dogs who are … Continue reading

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Competition Obedience

With the addition of several new classes in AKC, I decided maybe it was time to try obedience with Risa. I knew she’d never earn a CD; I won’t risk doing group stays with her. The Beginner Novice was a … Continue reading

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