So since Chantal and I have never trained a dog ourselves before we decided to sign up for a puppy training class at Petco. The trainer seems nice and rather competent and I realized after seeing the dogs there(5 other dogs, another joining next week) that Mena is not actually not as much of a handful as we previously thought, the only one other dog besides Mena knew sit, the one dog was not house trained after 5 months, the mini Schnauzer begged for food and would not stop. 535 more words
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That ‘never again’ moment has occurred. Again.
Yesterday we bought a new puppy. Doing so was a touch-and-go affair. I didn’t go into writing to get rich, I went into writing because it was something I’ve had an urge to do for most of my life but the so-called business of life got in the way until a few years ago. 2,469 more words
It’s been a busy month, with Oscar contracting a bout of kennel cough and trying out a new diet. He’s also now a junior dog and moving into the ‘teenage’ phase, which can potentially bring its own challenges to rearing a dog and is a classic time for rebellion and boundary pushing. 726 more words