Category Archives: Rio

It’s been one of those weeks…

It’s been a really long week.  Bandit got me up at 7am three days this week because he had tummy troubles (which wouldn’t be a big deal except I’m normally up working until 2:30 or 3 am) .  I think … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I have quite a lot to be thankful for this year–a mom who was willing to take me in after I lost my job and lost my apartment, a mom who lets me live here for free in exchange for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Rio climbed the tree chasing a squirrel then got a little stuck!!! LOL!!

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And then there is Rio….

This is the face that I see almost every night.  His lips get pushed up, his teeth are all showing, his eyes are half glossed over from sleep, ears all over the place… yeah he’s just that special! Does that … Continue reading

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Why It’s Hard Living With an ACD/Whippet #3

Inspired by a bunch of comments from yesterday’s post, I figured I’d write just how sensitive my Ri-monster really is.  He really wears his feelings on his sleeves but even more than that, he shows even the tiniest bit of … Continue reading

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dropped the ball… but I make it up to you!

Alright, so last night was a crazy night.  I finished my training classes and was on my way home at 9:18pm–my ride is normally 20-25 minutes long which has me arriving home around 9:45.  I grab a bite to eat … Continue reading

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Seeing Spots

Yesterday we met up with our friend from Got Spots blog and her younger dog, Doc for some training and fun.  Doc has shown some limited reactivity so we worked on some BAT and LAT with Shayne and Rio as … Continue reading

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Clicker Trick–Blowing Bubbles!

After yesterday’s blog, I was asked about teaching a dog how to blow bubbles  so I started the trick with Rio and took video. With Rio, he offers a similar behavior when drinking from deep buckets/bowls when he’s hot so … Continue reading

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How Exciting–a break in the action

A few days ago I was shocked to find that fellow pet blogger Tail Waggin had passed along the “Stylish Blogger Award” it’s a nice bit of positive reinforcement for sure! So I’m sort of “late” in the game and … Continue reading

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I need a farm

I have always seen myself ending up on a mini-farm with somewhere between 4 and 15 acres.  I’d love to have a big barn where I can hold training classes, maybe a small number of goats or a few cows, … Continue reading

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