It’s Getting To Be That Time…

It’s Getting To Be That Time…

This Saturday the puppies will be 8 weeks old.  I can’t believe it.  The first few weeks I was sure were going to do me in, but we got into a routine and it was a joy to watch them grow and develop into the adorable pups they are today.  They all have distinct...

Monday Mischief–Head Collar Training

Being young dogs, Cairo (16 months) and Siren (9 months) are full of both energy and themselves. Normally they are pretty good on walks but lately they are trying me, which happens when young dogs mature. They are beginning to pull and Cairo is still trying to cut in...
Black & White Sunday–Bath Day

Black & White Sunday–Bath Day

As much as I wanted to hit a trail somewhere today, the weather this morning was crappy and I had dogs that needed bathing and crates that needed a good scrubbing.  Then the hubs had to borrow the van to go and pick up a double oven and these dogs won’t set foot...
Tongue Tuesday & Stubborn Dogs

Tongue Tuesday & Stubborn Dogs

I am happy to announce that I have kept up with my exercise routine for myself as well as the dogs every day.  Today I attempted a late morning walk but both Rama and Cairo were acting like such turds I turned around after 15 minutes.  Cairo normally doesn’t...
Training To Sit

Training To Sit

Sit is usually the first thing many of us attempt to teach our dogs.  As with any type of training, we need to communicate to the dog what it is we want them to do, because they have no clue what the heck you are saying, much less what you are wanting of them.  They...