Weekly Recap – In Which Things Go Horribly Awry (Sorry, Brody!)

Ugh. Okay. Most of the week was spent on AKC stuff. We're only about two weeks out from our Rally/Obedience trial, so we've been working to get all of that stuff solid. I also spent most of the week really focusing on my timing and consistency, having been inspired by what I learned at the … Continue reading Weekly Recap – In Which Things Go Horribly Awry (Sorry, Brody!)

Weekly Recap – Decisions, Pretty Pictures, and the Good and the Bad Sides of Unsolicited Criticism.

If you've been following Brody and I's adventures at all lately, you'll know that we have been prepping for the AWDF National Championships to be held later this month in California. You'll also know that while we are entered, I have been on the fence about whether or not to scratch. Brody is very young … Continue reading Weekly Recap – Decisions, Pretty Pictures, and the Good and the Bad Sides of Unsolicited Criticism.

Weekly Recap – Changes Afoot

Training for the ever-less-likely looking goal of competing at AWDF continued last week. Brody's tracking is coming along well, though we've had to have some words about it on occasion. His thought process while tracking goes something like: "Sook, sook, sook,...I'm sooking...sooking is fun...I like to sniff...this smells AWESOME...today is AWESOME...this field is AWESOME!" And … Continue reading Weekly Recap – Changes Afoot