We pulled into our driveway last night, happy, tired, thoughts reeling, kind of hungry, kind of not, looking forward to bed, and maybe some pie. I am fully aware I am a tall substantial white woman, so I am not even going to try to explain the Native American experience at Standing Rock, but I am… Read More Water is Life …How you can help at Standing Rock
I am constantly impressed with dog people, people involved in the greater dog community. No matter the cause, no matter where in the world, if there is a connection, there is help. These are my peeps. Dog people seem to love with a certain level of fierceness, they are not afraid of a challenge, they are… Read More We are going to Standing Rock
START LINE STAYS seem to be the inescapable downfall for way too many agility Teams. Way too many. Collection into the weave poles – check Go tunnel – check Over – check Wrap, switch out, turn – check Walk it, climb it – check Go Go Go Go – check Stay – ….. uncheck … kind… Read More Should I stay or should I go now … Start line stays, do you really need one?
Why oh why do puppies get so many vaccines in the first three months of life? If your veterinary is not proactively sharing information on why, the real reasons why, not the pharma sales person pitch on why, two totally different monkeys by the way, than you either need to put your foot down, or… Read More The Window of Susceptibility – what you should know
My Mom is in a cleaning out the house mode. It is generally unbeknownst to us until the boxes start to arrive on our doorstep. Sometimes photos, sometimes memorabilia, sometimes junk that she has saved for fifty years, because she thought we might someday want it. Even though our home doesn’t need one more single… Read More life … a cumulative thing
If you have been a parent to young children, you know that when things get quiet, something is going terribly wrong. Marker drawing on the wall, flushing cereal down the toilet, cutting their hair or their siblings hair or the dogs hair, or going out the front door for a neighborhood walk about, etc. Silence… Read More yes you heard me correctly, I want to hear your dog growl
I love moving with dogs. Just as in learning how to walk, one foot in front of the other, and realizing how this opens up the entire world for exploration, learning how to move with a dog opens up a whole new category of relationship. There is this thing I call the ‘sweet spot’ when… Read More … because it has been a life time worth of practice so far …