Category Archives: Lure Coursing

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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My Worst Nightmare. . .

. . .turned out to be a dream come true. Today was the first day of lure coursing for the year. Unlike last year when we had a rainy spring that delayed the start of coursing until May, this year’s … Continue reading

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Accomplishments

I know it seems a bit early to be celebrating a year’s accomplishments. It’s not even December yet! But we’re done trialing for the year so it seems like an appropriate time to recap the year and commend all the … Continue reading

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Reactivity Can Be Good

This sounds crazy, doesn’t it? With all the whining and complaining I do regarding Risa’s dog reactivity, you’d probably think that I wouldn’t consider such a behavior to have any benefit. But it does. If it weren’t beneficial, it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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