Category Archives: ConneryBeagle
by Doranna (off running agility again this weekend!) Connery Beagle is FIFTEEN! Unless you know Connery, it’s hard to understand our more or less unrelenting astonishment at this fact. Never mind the multiple giant dog attacks when he was so … Continue reading
by Doranna As we know, Bob, it’s been a while since I was blogging with any regularity. Long enough, in fact, that Things Canine have undergone quite a few changes. Tristan, for instance, was less than six months old when … Continue reading
by Doranna The last time I blogged through, I was pondering the effects of a rut of bad luck/stresses/downturns in a number of areas in my life–the slow transition to floundering joy and the sensation of ongoing loss and failure. … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been exploring baditude. Not external baditude, which involves acting out on others, but internal badittude. I am big. I am bad. I am making an impact instead of having an impact made on me. Like that.
Sometimes, it takes years to unravel a training issue. Sometimes…a decade! I’ve been running ConneryBeagle in agility for…well, nearly that decade (although he obviously wasn’t competing in those first training months). He’s almost eleven, winding down his career, and basically … Continue reading
by Doranna My lesson for the month: Plans mutate. (Probably my lesson for life, but let’s just stick with the month.) I’d intended to blog about the treadmill thing again today, especially in the wake of my aggravated feet. Then … Continue reading
As one part of Connery Beagle’s Overcoming Very Bad Luck Journey through this life, he was given steroids through his adolescence. This wasn’t particularly good for his developing tendons and ligaments. We shifted him to Atopica as soon as it … Continue reading
by Doranna The broken brain. It is Teh Stoopit. It looks at things it’s known how to do forEVER and it says, “I got nuthin’.” When it comes to the dogs, I can often see it coming…if not always. “Nope, … Continue reading
by Doranna A Dog Agility Blog Event The Blue Hound Beagles are, primarily, agility dogs. But they looove tracking. They clamor for obedience work. Boy, do they want to hunt those ratties and chase that plastic bag lure! I’ve always … Continue reading
by Doranna …Which of these things is not like the others? Sometimes the degree of separation is smaller than you think.