It’s early and I have been pondering stuff while sitting on the couch, in front of the fire place, with my hot coffee in hand, and border collies on my lap. Yes all of them, it can get a bit snugly at times. Pondering is one of my pleasures, and I make no apologies here.… Read More Golden Retriever, at the door, jumping up!
I’ve been out of town giving a workshop so I haven’t been able to socialize, train, and walk Calvin for the past week. I did hear however, that he might have a new dog walker on a weekly basis which would be super cool! We walked in the rain, puddles, and around the evening students… Read More Rainy Fall Evening with Calvin – part 8
So I had a talk with Calvin’s foster home and they feel that he is ready for a forever home now. They weren’t sure when this day would come, but yesterday they felt really good about it. They feel comfortable with his progress, what they have seen, and his desire to learn more and experience… Read More CALVIN is ready for a new forever home – part 6
Today was so cool and interesting for a lot of reasons. When I went to pick Calvin up this afternoon he was SO excited to see me and he WANTED his leash on so we could get going. This is such a good sign to see a dog who has figured out that working with… Read More The Education of Mr. Sweet Cheeks, aka CALVIN – part 4
When I was pregnant with my first child my spay/female dog would mount my leg anytime I sat down, she would actually wait for me to sit down, and then jump on my leg and mount away. After I had my baby she acted like it never happened and she had no interest in me… Read More DOGS THAT SELF AROUSE WITH HUMAN SCENT
Ocean was growing into the most gorgeous dog I could have imagined. Actually, I didn’t know what to imagine. She was the only ‘mostly white’ one in her litter, the rest were black and white like the Border Collie mom, or blue merle like the Australian Shepherd dad. She was changing, and I loved waking… Read More my cautious, fearful, Ocean – part 2
I’ve always been attracted to the road less traveled. And this road symbolizes pretty much every aspect of my life, my choices, and how I see my world. I suppose it stems from an alive and well curiosity, and a desire to learn by doing. Kind of like a ‘full immersion’ life experience, every day,… Read More my cautious, fearful, Ocean – part 1