Category Archives: Fear

Experienced Teacher

I’ve mentioned before that Risa is my teacher dog. Sometimes I feel like she’s out to teach me everything one could possibly experience with dog ownership! From fearfulness, reactivity, raw feeding, homecooked dog diets, cancer, GI problems, traditional/holistic medicine, chiropractic … Continue reading

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Proud Momma

I’m incredibly proud of Risa today. She was an absolute rockstar at the rally trial. This was our first time at this location and I was a bit nervous. I don’t like not knowing what to expect; I like to … Continue reading

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Risky Business

It’s not news to anyone that I am not a fan of group stays in canine sports. The main reason being that my dog cannot do them. Oh she can do a stay amid distractions. She can even do them … Continue reading

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Eleven Years Young

Earlier this month, my grinny girl turned 11 years old. That’s pretty hard to believe. Mainly because she doesn’t act her age and people often confuse her for a puppy. I can’t say I’m complaining about that. I want her … Continue reading

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Bad Mom

It’s been approximately 10 months since Risa and I have competed in rally. We attempted to earn our first RAE leg in January but fell short of expectations. She was excused from Advanced. I decided to switch gears with her … Continue reading

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