Monthly Archives: October 2011


I’m going to have a bit of a cop-out post today… we are having a CRAZY thunderstorm right (lightning RIGHT next to my house) and I am going to unplug Dewey (my computer) so he won’t get fried if we … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

(sorry for two farm photo days almost in a row… but it’s been gorgeous so we’ve been at the farm almost daily)… I hope you enjoy! And then…. Rio rolled in poop… weird orange-ish poop.

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Gotta Buy Into Training

How many times have you heard “I’ve tried everything to get my dog to …”?  I think I must hear something to that effect more than once a week.   People seem to expect instantaneous results from the training that if, … Continue reading

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Farm Exploring Fun!

We haven’t been able to get out to the farm since late August because the farmer put hot-wire up around two of the fields.  I didn’t want to let the pups get anywhere near the fencing, so it drastically cut … Continue reading

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Blog The Change For Animals–Dogs in Danger

SURPRISE!  A Saturday Post!   Today is the quarterly Blog The Change for Animals event.  I really wasn’t sure what I wanted to write about.  I decided that I would highlight a website that aims to spread the word about dogs … Continue reading

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What should you do ifyou find a dog…

A few years ago, while living in New York, I was driving home from my life guarding job in the summer and I saw a dog in the middle of a busy (though residential) street.  I turned onto a side … Continue reading

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Tugging for Training…

I’m of the opinion that most dogs who have highly arousing jobs (herding dogs, hunting dogs, police dogs, performance dogs) must learn how to work while in drive mode.  Border collies learn that they must have some impulse control around … Continue reading

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