Tag Archives: Hambone

Am I back? I don’t know. Maybe.

I can’t believe it’s been a year. My last post previous to the one about Luce’s passing was for Bean’s second birthday. How time flies! I don’t know if I’m back for sure, but writing here feels right, and I’m … Continue reading

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Family Photo of the Day

New kid doesn’t get it yet.

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Readathon- On to book 3

I have nothing but the highest respect for military working dogs and their handlers. And I love that they have progressed largely to reward-based training, at least with detection dogs. Hambone, however, finds this all quite boring. I’m soon going … Continue reading

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Building the flyball dog.

Ham and I are taking a flyball class to get him up and running. He is different for me to train– he is DEFINITELY not a Border Collie. He doesn’t automagically laserfocus on a tug once he starts heading toward … Continue reading

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Fun with gutters.

We are working on trying to fix Steve’s striding in flyball. He jumps too early before the startline and he leaps at the box from too far away, which causes his whole body to collapse onto the box. Which isn’t … Continue reading

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Up and coming flyball dog

Yay Hammy! I’m really proud of the progress he’s making. He was afraid of the hit-it board at first, even when it was flat on the ground. And then whenever he got his ball, he’d take it and run around … Continue reading

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Wow. Where does the time go?

I can’t believe I haven’t written here since August. Well, I can. My absolutely craptastic year has continued to be craptastic. Three psych hospitalizations in one year. I should get a medal or something. We play the this med, that … Continue reading

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So this happened.

Since Mushroom died, I’ve been sort of kind of looking for a new dog. I got my name on the list for a litter of Border Collie Rat Terrier mixes from somebody I know, but they won’t happen until next … Continue reading

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