Cord’s First Agility Trial!

Cord’s first agility trial has come and gone, and I am happy to report that things went fantastic! I’m sure I was way more nervous than Cord was; to him this was just another adventure to be met with the same unadulterated enthusiasm as every other adventure. We ran 5...

An Old Dog Learning A New Trick!

What you are about to see is me trying to learn to handle my own herding dog. I have to say this is very difficult for me. I’m not one of those people who has dogs for other people to work and play with; I don’t have a dog walker, I don’t have a groomer, I don’t have...

Getting back on the sheep again!

So, Cord and I had our first official herding lesson on Sunday. By official I mean I actually took the stick and worked with the dog myself instead of having the instructor work with him. Now, I’m not a total stranger to herding; Checkers and I tried it for a while,...

Dogs in the Kitchen

On a cold, rainy Sunday morning, nothing tastes as good a nice, hot, bowl of oatmeal! As I’m gathering the ingredients together, I am noticeable stepping over two very attentive dogs. Annie knows “keep out” means, “Get out of the kitchen when mom is cooking”. Now its...

The adventures of Cordovan Cowboy

The Adventures of Cordovan Cowboy So, Cord and I are going on three weeks together and so much has happened; In fact, I’ve been so busy having fun with him that I haven’t had time to write about it (I’ll have to get better at that for sure)!! For one thing, he’s...

Meet the new kid!!

Cord day 1, evening really. We picked him up about 7:00 and headed home. The first thing he did was put his feet on the hand rest to look out and rolled down the window!! I hadn’t even had him 15 minutes when he scared the heck out of me!! This ones gonna be trouble!!...