This summer we are travelling and camping with our 6 dogs, two of whom are elderly. Finn and McCoy are both 15 years old. It is hard to believe that these dogs are no longer young and able to dog the same things as the other younger dogs. A rapid change happened in the last year… Read More Travelling With The Elderly Dog
This past weekend we went to our first dog show of the year. Actually, we may not go to any others, but this is still the first. A few years ago we bought a travel trailer so that we could take all the dogs to shows and stay at the show grounds without having to leave… Read More Getting Dog Show Prepared
This past Sunday, we ended up on a gravel back road, on a nice sunny day. Even though the weather was not at all hot, the sun affected all the dogs on our short hike. When we got back to the van, all the dogs drank water heavily. The temperature was about 17 degrees C or… Read More Caution For The Season’s First Hike With Dogs
When I got my first dog, I had no idea what I was doing. I was completely ignorant of dog behaviour, how they learn and how to train them. At one point I became desperate and called someone I knew who was involved with dog rescue, for help. My dog was fearful of everything… Read More Do I Need To Take A Dog Training Class ?
This week I thought I would go a different direction (sort of) in this blog. If you train your dog a lot or train lots of dogs, you might already know what to wear when you train. With dog show and trial season having started, I thought this would be a timely post to make… Read More The Dog Training Wardrobe