A Rainy April

Took the boys out herding with Dave again last week, they both had improved. Haku's outruns weren't great, but not non-existent. I'm not worried about it, once we get the hang of driving we'll go back at fix that. The problem is finding an area big enough, of course - he's fine in our practice …

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Herding Adventures

The sheep down south are on to Haku, and have figured out that he's a total pushover and refuse to move - makes it hard to do much. They only have six sheep down there, so we're kind of out of luck for working with them. This week we went and worked with Dave Viklund …

Easter Fools

Gah, April already - 2018 is flying by. I do love Spring though, and it has been a beautiful one. Wildflowers are blooming in the forest, trees are blooming everywhere, bulbs are coming up and everything is emerald green. Yes, I would be okay with Spring year round - it makes me very happy. Very …

Nationals!

My first trip to AKC nationals kind of snuck up on me. Seemed like it was so far in the future and we had so much time and then, BAM, there it was and we hadn't really done anything to prepare for it. Quite frankly I was surprised that Bright didn't break, or I didn't …

Lori Michaels Seminar

Well, Bright's last agility hurrah before nationals could have gone better. Well, it could have gone worse too, but she was definitely freestyling. But I guess now I know, if there is any chance it looks even remotely like a backside, Bright will take it as a backside. And that her bypass doesn't really work. …

Skinny Haku

I'm on a quest for a new vet, which is never fun. I like the place in Newberg, I like the vets, and any time I felt I needed to be seen right away they got me in and took care of things. But that's just it, unless it was emergency getting an appointment was …