Nationals and Obedience

Haku's first run in Utility this morning went about how I assumed it would. Well, maybe it was a bit worse. On our glove retrieve he didn't even go to correct side of the ring, much less get the correct glove. And it was the 'easiest' glove for him, #1. And he auto-finished almost everything, …

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Extreme Oregon

So just like three weeks ago it was still 90 degrees, and then this weekend we have pouring down sideways rain stripping all the pretty Fall leaves from the trees. What the heck happened to Spring and Fall? We didn't get either this year, and they're my favorite seasons - and usually go on FOREVER. …

2017 Northwest Cup

OMG, USDAA can't possibly squeeze any more classes into a day. They now have Intro and the Misc classes, which was an un-numbered standard course people could 'train in the ring' with a toy and a tunnelers course. Now, the tunnelers was fun and Haku got to play, but there are already so many classes …

Heather is a Dork

Oh, I was not a great handler today, but we all had fun though, so it's all good. Bright and I had a great Premier Standard course, I liked the course, it was really fun ... and I just totally forgot a jump at the end. Whoops. Still, in my mind it was a perfectly …

I Love Fall

Fall and Spring, the two best seasons. Fall may be a little bit my favorite though, as I REALLY like it when Summer finally fades away. We've had some just perfect days, October is a magical month. The leaves in the forest are just starting to change, the crisp evenings, the beautiful skies. Makes me …

FCI Championships

There are so many 'world championships' these days that the FCI event isn't quite the exciting highlight that it used to be. Didn't even hear much about it leading up to this weekend, which is probably for the best, the folks that are doing the livestream have done a poor job in the past, which …