Training Tips: Walking Miracle Worker

Walking Bem for the first week of his adopted life was ROUGH. He lunged at anything that moved–including dogs and children. It became evident that, though he weighed only 12 pounds, we were endangering our neighbors and ourselves each time we walked outside. 389 more words

Adopting A Rescue Dog

Peanut the Puppy

  This is Peanut.  Peanut is a 9-month-old female terrier mix. Kathy at DINO Rescue contacted me last night to ask if I could take her for the night and all day today. 739 more words



A Prompt Response for Flasher Friday

This is my response to a prompt from Our Write Side to their Friday Flasher prompt. A short story in no more than 500 Words using four elements. 555 more words

Flash Fiction

Back to Business

While it’s been a few weeks since the past posting, we have not been idle.  I’ve been away on holidays, and Glimmer has been in training for the CGN test since I got back.  186 more words


Three benefits of regularly walking your dog!

When we say ‘benefits’ we don’t mean the benefits that are already known to most dog owners. Obviously, everyone is familiar with the more common benefits of dog walking. 507 more words

Dog Training

Mistakes when training new commands

Training a new command!


Dogs get bored just like humans, when training new commands I often see a few common mistakes.

  1. Always using the same treat!
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Building Confidence

Happy TGIF Day! It’s been a busy week: I’ve been working hard on helping Glimmer master her basics, as well as doing long-line work, distraction training, and shaping work to help build her confidence and overcome her anxieties. 209 more words