After 8 weeks of basically crate rest.... Brandy got the all clear to be a puppy again! We're all thrilled - but not as thrilled as she is. https://www.instagram.com/p/CLVK8ufJBRf/ I saw both the before and after X-rays. They're hard to look at. The initial breaks were severe, and the hardware used to fix the joint... Continue Reading →
Writing for oneself - without deadlines or metrics - can be a cathartic experience and I think I need more of those especially now.
I don't know how so many months managed to sneak by without an update, but here we are. So much has happened! Sioux and I made a very unsuccessful NW3 attempt - although it did cement in my brain that she is NOT a hot weather dog - and we became a foster home for... Continue Reading →
There's been so much going on in the world and in our own sliver of it, that I just haven't had the time to put my thoughts into a coherent sentence. Instability has been a way of life lately for everyone. Are we going to get sick? Is someone we love going to get sick?... Continue Reading →
But if you know me at all, you know that grunting noises and a set of googley eyes draw me like in a seagulls to a dumpster. So let me tell you the story of Eddie.
It's been nearly two months since my last post and so much has changed. Some good things, some not good.
First a little exciting nose work news - Sioux passed her Odor Recognition Tests the beginning of June and Roo Frank was accepted into his NACSW NW1 trial in July!
Getting one dog to sit still for a picture is tough. Getting five to sit for a picture in the spots you want to them is damn near impossible. Like every dog mom on the planet, I like taking tons of pictures of my pack. Here's how I get the Dog Soup dogs to pose... Continue Reading →
Tuna fudge, that is. Or sometimes sardine and Parmesan cheese fudge (because my dogs like their treats extra smelly). I use this treat as a high value reward when I'm going to ask my dogs to do something really hard (like go to a trial). This treat is so easy to make and you can... Continue Reading →