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Orex Earns BH

January 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Begleitenhund(BH) Temperament Test Passed On November 22, 2013 Orex von Tajgetosz  passed the Begleitenhund (BH) temperament test at the Bur Oak Hundersport Club Trial in Long Grove, IL. Orex and Sherri were required to be at the trial by 9:30 AM but did not go onto the field until 2 PM. The temperature was 34 […]

K9 Easter Egg Hunt

April 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Every kid loves Easter morning when they wake up and find an Easter basket packed with goodies and a maze of hidden eggs with little prizes inside.  Why not include your dogs in the celebrations by having an Easter egg hunt for them too? This is not just an activity to make us humans go […]

House Breaking a Puppy Before It Breaks Your House

March 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This post is about how to house break a puppy and goes into prevention of accidents, the use of a dog crate in training how to house break a puppy, how to encourage a puppy to go outside, the timing necessary on the part of the handler to help the puppy with house breaking, how watering and feeding the puppy impacts house breaking, use of a schedule to help in house breaking your puppy, and looking for subtle signs and clues as to when your puppy needs to go outside to encourage the house breaking process.

Gatlin and Liz Earn CD Title

January 31, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Gatlin and Liz finished off their 3rd leg for his CD title with a score of 191.5 at 10 months old.

Running With Your Canine

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Where we have common ground is we both run with our dogs. It started out as a safety issue. We ran before work on lonely trails that made us potential victims. Someone bent on violence is less likely to select a runner with a German Shepherd as a target than a woman alone.

How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?

May 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

                Sometimes I’m not politically correct. When I look for a dog I go to a reputable breeder. I research the lines and the breeder’s record. I get references. I test the puppies and then I select the new family member. Make no mistake, a dog entering my home is a family member with an […]

Paivi and Cody Earn CDX Nov. 2008

November 9, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

           Paivi and Cody Earn CDX Nov. 2008 On Sunday November 9, 2008 Cody completed his Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) -title with a 4th place finish and 187 points. Companion Dog Excellent is the second highest obedience title in AKC and is all done off-leash. Exercises include heeling off-leash based on […]

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