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...