Tag Archives: dogs

Beagle Bashfest

So, hey!  Miss P, Beagle Beautiful, won the Westminster last week! Beagle Beagle Beagle! She is a lovely bitch, with personality and elegance and the most beautiful expression.  And Beagle owners everywhere are bouncing around in the Land of SQUEEE!  … Continue reading

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The Fickle Finger

Ohh, it seems so easy to see wherein lies the FAIL. The dog is trained.  The dog is proofed. The dog is in a familiar environment. So he should know better. And thus Dart Beagle recently went to obedience drill … Continue reading

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Gone to the Dogs

There’s a thing going on in the dog world these days. It’s not a good thing. It can be hard to talk about objectively, simply because we do all care so very much about our dogs, and the fate of … Continue reading

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Taking the Long Road

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

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Puppygarten

by Doranna “Oh, I know!” I told myself, all full of excited optimism, “I’ll blog about Baby Tristan’s learning process!” As usual, I didn’t take into account the fact that I’d be so caught up in the process itself that … Continue reading

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Tristan Beagle and the Vaccine Decisions

by Doranna I have an uneasy relationship with vaccines. On the one hand, I have far too much experience with vaccine-damaged animals. Far. Too. Freakin’. MUCH. On the other hand, I strongly believe in the protection that vaccines provide.  And … Continue reading

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Puppy Breath: The Choosing

by Doranna Waiting is the hardest part. Choosing is the second hardest part. But I’ve been really, really lucky.  I’ve had that opportunity to choose.  That’s a whole ‘nother blog and one I’ve got half written, but for now, just … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

By Patty Wilber Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the crew!

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The No Clothes Equation

by Doranna “The emperor has no clothes” has never been a popular (or easy phrase) to utter.  Not even in agility. So we’re talking about continuing education (training) in this blog event, but first…let’s talk about those courses.  I promise … Continue reading

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Good Weather, Hat Hair, and Two Tracking Tests

by Doranna Yep, we had our big once-a-year local Variable Surface Tracking test on Sunday.  Beautiful weather, for sure–the best I’ve ever had for a test.  The best photos do not include me, because I wore a hat all day … Continue reading

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