I love Halloween! I currently live in the country and no longer get trick or treaters and I miss it, I love seeing the costumes and talking to the kids and prepping fun things to hand out (pencils, slime, candy, etc!). When I lived in Albany it used to be a steady stream of kidsContinue reading “Preparing for Halloween and Dogs”
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Wag It Games’ Quarry Quest is something I did not get the chance to try with my own dog so when I started to teach it I don’t think I realized how much fun it was, now I am a total convert and I think it may be one of my favorite scent classes! BestContinue reading “Quarry Quest”
Happy Birthday Jackson!
When you are taking Beginning Scent Work on your birthday, sometimes the finds are a little extra special! Happy Birthday Jackson, aka Bubs, aka The Cheese Thief! And thank you for bringing treats to share with your friends. And great work to all the dogs in class, I’ll be posting more videos soon –Continue reading “Happy Birthday Jackson!”
Sweet Potato Jerky
If you ask my dogs one of the best things about Thanksgiving is the post-Thanksgiving sales on sweet potatoes, because sweet potatoes mean sweet potato jerky! When you have a chubby senior pup with a thyroid issue treats can be a problem. Well, as far as the Elkhound is concerned the lack of treats isContinue reading “Sweet Potato Jerky”
Low Impact Agility – Week 1!
I am just so impressed, so impressed! Three dogs, all seniors, two of which have never even been to a class of any kind, and by the end of one session they were all doing small courses! These guys are the perfect example of older dogs still enjoying learning, and being active – look atContinue reading “Low Impact Agility – Week 1!”
Tell your dog he is handsome . . .
Tell your dog he is handsome . . . Yesterday I was at the vet, and as there was a long wait we spent some time in the lobby practicing our sits, our downs, and getting lots of treats. It is hard for dogs to be bored, and even harder for them to be boredContinue reading “Tell your dog he is handsome . . .”