Scouting Mission

May is a rather magical month, it's pretty much the pinnacle of Oregon. Everything is lush, green, blooming, growing and brand new - green on green on green. And there is always this feeling that this is what it's SUPPOSED to be like. Raining, sometimes yes, but happy Spring rain with big fluffy clouds and …

6 Months

Now, we may only have gotten 3 days of Spring, but it has been lovely the last few days. Tomorrow is supposed to be 90 degrees, but, hey. I have officially been in the new house for 6 months. My refrigerator told me so. In the time that we've been here, this is pretty much …

Growing Up

While Navarre is still very much a puppy, he is slowly growing up. Today we had a milestone, he did his first full length group obedience stays. No fidgeting, no whining, no sitting up, rolling around, looking at the other dogs - just totally relaxed and comfortable with the exercise. It's certainly not because of …

‘Sad’ Dogs

Have some fun plans for the summer with trick classes, I really do enjoy training new things with the dogs. Also taking an online fitness class with Bobbie, which should be fun too. Summer is actually my dogs least active time, no one likes running around when it's hot! But 40 degrees and raining, the …

I Love Baby Dogs

Really had a fun time at the USDAA trial this weekend. We had plenty of baby dog goofiness, but having so many more runs and a variety of course types, we still had lots of goodness too. Navarre got to be a baby dog as well as show me what he can do when when …

A Little Spring

Bright certainly is faster in agility these days. If I could get us both pointed in the right direction it would be pretty impressive. We'll get there eventually, love the new and improved Bright, such a happy girl! I did almost kill her this week. We had some warmer weather, but not crazy hot - …