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Summer fun and hopes of a new book

I’m pleased to say that Lily is doing well after her hypothyroidism diagnosis. We have competed in one AKC Scentwork trial our first. It was so nice to go back to the novice level. We achieved several ribbons I was most proud of the 1st place in Handler Discrimination. …

Knowing your Dog...

Lily was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism a deficency of the thyroid hormone that control metabolism and other functions. I’m glad we caught it with lab work and she is responding to tretment. …

Holidays Treats & Toys… Plus a Giveaway!

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I hope everyone is having a wonderful Holiday season! Lily and I have spent the year trialing both in agility and nosework. We have earned our container and exterior titles at the NW3 level. …

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (The Crate Search)

Recently I decided my crate I’ve been using for many years and past dogs could probably stand to retire. So I started looking at various crates on the market; I knew I wanted something I could easily manage and Lily would be statisfied to stay in by herself. …

NACSW Rule Update

For those of your participating in NACSW and those of you practicing with the book NACSW is making some major rule changes. You can find the rule book at http://www.nacsw.net/trial-information/trial-rule-book

Under Construction

I’m working on a new site design so please be patient with the updates. All of the materials that are available with the books should still be working if not not please reach out to me. With the new mobile friendly design if you access the video page on your mobile device remember the password is lowercase. …

New nosework opportunity

AKC recently announced they are offering AKC Scentwork. Lily and I are still very focused on NACSW since we have an NW3 trial in March.  I’m also (still) working on volume 3 of my book series.  …

Bonding over the Holidays

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I wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Many of us have extra time off during the holidays making it a great time to play and bond with your dog. Lily and I will be practicing nosework and enjoying some new toys from BarkGoods.

Play to Remember

A new article featured in a Psychology Today blog post is definitely worth reading. The blog discusses helping dogs remember training session by promoting arousal and the changes in the brain chemistry. …

And The Winner Is...

Congratulations to giveaway Linda B for winning an ebook. Keep on sniffing!


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