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Running Contacts - Taking a step back (June 2017)

Sometimes you have to go back to go forwards. In fact that happens a lot in dog training. Recently I felt Sparrow was not quite clear on the criteria I was asking for with her running contacts, so I took a step back, I reassessed and I decided to go back to groundwork. 264 more words


The Decision Has Been Made

Changes are coming to The Toy Box.

It will be a slow transition, but it is coming. We are fixen to sell our urban farm and hit the road. 98 more words

Everyday Adventure

Seen in My Backyard

A nice one!  Mrs J snapped this while on her dogwalk this afternoon.  Neither dog noticed.  I’m going to call this a garter snake but I welcome corrections by anyone who knows for sure.


Running Contacts, 13 April 2017

Running contacts are not an easy thing to teach, but I am determined to succeed with little Sparrow. We have gone from flat work to now being on a full-size dogwalk set at a low height. 203 more words

Team Jackson

WaterOnTheGo - the story

As I describe on the product page, the water bottle carrier, WaterOnTheGo, came about because of family needs:

“I have three children who are about as different as three children can be: sporty, musical, forgetful, organised. 279 more words


What is this? Well apparently it is the term for seeing patterns in random data. On the internet there are various examples such as people seeing a likeness of a rabbit in the clouds, a profile of a man outlined in a mountain and even a child’s face in the ear of an elephant. 303 more words

The fitness tracker

Some time ago I was given a fitness tracker as a present. As you may know, this little wrist strap tracker counts your daily steps and records them in an app, also providing information on your calorific intake, your water consumption and your sleeping pattern. 1,379 more words