Monthly Archives: February 2015

Bumper piles

Diagram of Doc and Mia’s retriever drills, after training I let them race each other to retrieve the 2 middle bumpers After letting everyone run in the pasture for awhile, I worked with Doc and Mia on their retrieving and both … Continue reading

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Back to retrieving

We went back to retrieving drills this past Sunday and while the Doc and Mia did okay on their long retrieves, the angles were a little too much. In the diagram,  #1-4 represent two sets of retrieves we ran with the … Continue reading

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The therapy dog

With Sophie and Elvis receiving their Therapy Dog (THD) titles from the American Kennel Club (AKC), it has raised some interest in therapy dog work, so I thought I’d post an article describing a little of what’s involved. The Handler … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elvis and Dakota

  February marks Elvis’ 6th birthday and Dakota’s 10th. So in celebration of their birthdays, everyone got grilled roast beef sandwiches and tater tots. Happy birthday to all the Rock’n’Roll litter!

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Training in the wind

Last week I worked with the guys on a little steadiness and honoring and this Saturday put Doc and Mia on some birds in the pasture. In spite of a heavy wind that prompted a warning, it was warm and … Continue reading

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