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Five Lessons Taught By One Great Dog

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The most painful day as a dog owner isn’t the pain of embarrassment when our agility dog knocks just about every bar on a jumpers course, nor is it having to come up with the cash to pay a rather large and unexpected veterinarian bill. I think each of you who owns a dog knows […]

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Rolling out a Big Adventure

As much as we would like to prevent it, our agility dogs do grow old. As a matter of fact all dogs grow old, even if they were not once agility dogs. 🙂 If we are lucky, our dogs will grow v-e-r-y old. But, luck isn’t the only thing that will take them there. I […]

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Dog Training and Attention

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. ~ Pope John XXIII A lot is made about “training” your dog’s eyes to look into yours when you are working together. Some schools use force to demand it, many have special “attention” classes to create it. I […]

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Making the Best Decisions for our Senior Dogs

Some of us fortunate dog owners will, at some point in time, have the great honour of living with a senior dog. Senior dogs make me laugh. Our relationship develops in a completely different way then it did when these dogs were my “competition partners.” What defines “senior,” I think is for each of us […]

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Buzzy Wins The Alberton Spring Classic!

We have had great weather here the last few days. All the dogs are certainly enjoying it. I put together this little video of Buzz having fun now that he is feeling so much better. I can’t stress enough to all of you with older dogs (and those that own dogs that will some day […]

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Continuing with Life’s Processes

Stoni, Shelby and Twister hamming it up for a Christmas card in the mid 90

I am continuing the topic I started yesterday, describing how I have emotionally coped with the advancing progression of my dog’s lives. Denial and Grieving. The day after losing Stoni I had to leave for 3 weeks of teaching in Australia. Stoni had been sick for over a year. We all knew she was living on […]

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