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In which Bean is a STAR.

Today was the last day of Bean’s puppy class. We are going to miss it. I am especially going to miss post-puppy-class Bean. Yay tired puppy! We had a really great time in this class. The class was the first … Continue reading

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Puppy class.

I don’t know why so many people opt out of puppy class. It is like the most fun thing ever. Watching a bunch of puppies run around like maniacs? How can people not just love that? We only had three … Continue reading

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Puppy’s first day of school.

The Bean started puppy kindergarden yesterday. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I’m not in love with the instructor. I’ve spent maybe ten minutes actively training this puppy in the two weeks that he’s been home. I’ve just been … Continue reading

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Stand for exam woes.

Steve and I just finished up another session of Beginner Novice traditional obedience class this week. Because all of the students were returning ones, our instructor “grew” the class to include not just the elements from the Beginner Novice AKC … Continue reading

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Eeevil Red Dog.

I have Luce in a rally class on Monday nights right now. It’s a course-running class, two courses per class. Luce has, what, ten rally titles and two obedience titles. (They even gave her some ribbons.) So she’s been to … Continue reading

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Deafness, stress, and the comfort of dog training.

I went partially deaf when I was at CanAm last month. It wasn’t because of CanAm or the noise of flyball. I was sitting in the crating area reading my book and it happened over the course of maybe an … Continue reading

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Back to school for the blue dog.

The new class session at our training club has started, and Steve is in both Obedience and Agility this time around, with a short mini-session of Rally leading up to the trial next month. So we’ll actually have three classes … Continue reading

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Steve rally class video.

He is super forgey through almost all of this. And wrapped. And truth be told, I don’t care that much because I know how hard this all was for him. Rally is hard for him to start with. It’s slow. … Continue reading

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Smartypants Steve.

The new obedience class session started yesterday, and I have Steve in Rally 2. The last time we took an obedience class it didn’t go that well. He was a mess. He was distracted and overstimulated by the dogs in … Continue reading

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“What kind of pit bull is she?”

I don’t mind innocent ignorance about my breed when it’s coming from people who are friendly and curious. There seem to be a whole lot of people who think that red nose and blue nose are “types” of pit bulls, … Continue reading

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