Monthly Archives: August 2014

More honoring

        Our Saturday morning training session was cancelled due to the heavy rains that we’ve been getting over the past couple of weeks, which turned the access road and fields into a muddy mess. But that hasn’t … Continue reading

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Sophie’s hematoma

Last week I noticed that Sophie had a swollen spot on her ear that  was about an inch thick. We attributed the swelling to a hornet or yellowjacket sting, and have since found and eradicated the nest. We gave her a … Continue reading

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Abbreviated training session

I worked on some of the things that my trainer suggested, all the while keeping an eye on an  approaching thunderstorm. Judging from the rate that the storm was approaching, I figured that I had about an hour before it … Continue reading

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Training refinements

Doc and Mia got some more quality time in the field Saturday morning and I received some good instructions on how to take them forward with their training. The thought of whether or not we could even reach our training … Continue reading

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Therapy visits and birthday parties

Today was Doc’s birthday as well as therapy visiting day so when it came to treats, Elvis and Sophie are the ones who made out like bandits.   A full day of therapy visiting is asking too much from one … Continue reading

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Have gun, will travel

If you’re a hunter, you’re probably starting to think about the upcoming season: where to hunt, re-checking hunt regulations, finding your hunt gear, sighting in your rifles or shooting clays, you name it. But with all the things you are … Continue reading

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Sunrise training session

We began training just after 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, but with 14 dogs and 3 hours of training, I’m just going to post a few of the pictures. We had quite a variety of dogs: Labs, Brittanys, GSP, English Setter … Continue reading

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