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AKA Luce. Eeevil Red Dog. Old lady. Heart dog.
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AKA Steve. Lifesaver. Flyball ninja. Mud magnet. Official Hiking Buddy. Rock.
Orion Go For Launch
FDCh-G AKA Bean. Mission Specialist. Herdy dog. Yappy McSnappy.
Hambone. Squirrel dog. Flyball hopeful.
Gone but never forgotten:
Siren's Shiitake Happens AKA Mushroom. AKA ShroomD. The fungus among us. Grandma-lover. Bed-hogger. Official Zombie Protection Dog.
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Tag Archives: training
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
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
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
He’s not doing the box yet, because I’m still waiting for him to be a little more physically mature, so he’s just going over the jumps and picking up a ball laying on the ground in front of the box … Continue reading
It’s been a couple weeks now since Steve’s debut in CPE Level 1 agility. Now that the initial high of three qualifying runs out of three has worn off, I’ve been doing some thinking about agility, about my dog, and … Continue reading
So we got this today. Steve finds my lack of faith disturbing. Today was Steve’s first try in AKC Rally Excellent. I sent a prayer to the rally gods this morning to not get the moving stand/ leave dog/ sit … Continue reading
I thought really hard about entering him in our club’s trial next weekend, and then I didn’t because he’s just a babydog, just six months old. He’d never actually, you know, seen a rally course before. I took him to … Continue reading
I am such a Steve fangirl.
I wrote this out for a friend of mine a few days ago, and I figured I’d share it here as well in case anybody is looking for strengthening ideas for their sport dogs. All of the usual disclaimers apply. … Continue reading
Or, my response to the 5 reasons to obey the leash law post that has been making the rounds of the internet. So, short version of the story: woman and her leashed dog are hiking in the woods. Woman approaches … Continue reading