Tuesdays with Calvin – part 7

Well thank you all for your wishes, strong vibes, love, and good thoughts. AS FOR TODAY! Calvin’s foster home had some concerns with a local town trail, the amount of traffic, and some blustery moments they experienced with Calvin on that trail, so instead of hitting the University we opted for a Linear Trail walk….

kindness is magic

I absolutely love our advanced classes. These are the Teams that might have started out with a simple goal of a single puppy class, or practicing a good recall, or a fun tricks class, and then for whatever reason, they continue, and grow, and gain an advanced set of skills. Cool people, cool dogs, cool…

look beyond the behavior

It’s so easy to get caught up in the moment, especially when we are living or working with another species, like our dogs. The moment can be crazy good, and who wouldn’t want to be caught up in that? Sign me up right now! But transversely, the moment can be negative on some level, and…

Like Candy for a Working Dog

Working dogs like to work, NOT, not work. Sounds obvious, buts it’s overlooked so often. If you pretend your dog is just a pet, he will remind you he is a working dog! It doesn’t take force, pain, or discomfort to get a working dog working, they are bred to do it. What it takes…