Category Archives: Rally

Ocho

Tuesday the 15th marked Risa’s 8th Gotcha Day. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been together so long. She has plenty of toys and other things so I decided we’d take a day trip together to celebrate it. She’d done … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

Blue ribbons and trophies aren’t the only ways to measure success. Especially if you have a fearful dog. Or a reactive dog. Or a dog who is easily aroused. Each dog is an individual and you should judge him based … 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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Excellent

When Risa and I started training for rally 6 or so years ago, I never thought we’d get this far. She was never particularly attentive during the exercises and I always joked that maybe I would try rally with her … Continue reading

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Trying Something New

It’s been a while since I’ve gone on a roadtrip with Risa. Wintertime around here tends to limit your traveling activities for sure. 🙂 Life’s been stressing us both out lately and I knew we needed to get away. It … Continue reading

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