Counter Surfing

Have you had a trying holiday season?  With the onset of the holidays my canine companions have re-discovered that the counter has good stuff on it.  They have taken up Counter Surfing any time that we aren’t looking in the right direction.  Even if we are just...

SAR Testing

I had the opportunity this week to be a victim.  Actually, we call them subjects as victim has such a negative connotation.  One of the team members on my Search and Rescue team had reached a milestone and her dog was ready for a 30 Acre Heavy Brush Test. Well, I was...

Toenails

I helped out tonight with our “Special” dogs class tonight. This class is for the dogs that have issues with other dogs or are just a bit bonkers.  All of our puppies are making significant progress and will eventually play well with others. Tonight we...

Advanced Class 9/13

Tonight I took Elphie to the Rally-Obedience class.  She seems to be reconnecting with her brain. We started the class with some sit stays and down stays, did a bit of touching of the dogs to make sure they would allow a friendly stranger  to touch them.  Elphie...

Hi Tor 9/11

Gracie and I went for a bit of a walk in the Hi Tor WMA.  This is an undeveloped park that has some nice features and acres and acres of woods that are good for Search and Rescue training. The trainer that I am working with on the team and I climbed a trail that led...