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Not Again?!!?

So, it’s brain-numbingly cold again. The kind of cold that freezes your nostrils shut, and makes your eyeballs scream at you for leaving only them uncovered, while the rest of your face enjoys the blissful warmth of entrapped breath. Having been born and raised in Wisconsin, I don’t often whine about winter. I more often …
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Play Day in the Snow

Wow! It’s been a while since I posted. I hope everyone had a great holiday. Not much training being done here lately, except when Jig lets herself in to help with chores. This coming weekend I’ll be heading up to Deb’s for a weekend of working and spending time with some of my favorite ladies.  …
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Sometimes, A Girl Just Needs a Job

Right before I switched servers and lost all my old posts, I wrote one about Shaine and the issues we’ve been having.  All basically my fault, and I’m determined to work through them.  A large part of her issue is the slash-and-burn-technique and generally driftiness. It’s pretty much comon knowledge that working dogs love to have …
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So, You Think You’re Ready to Trial?

I was reminded this past weekend at the SEMASA trial (thanks to a very good friend not afraid to tell me when my head’s in an uncomfortable location) that there’s a whole lot more to trialing than preparing your dog.  A big hunk of competing has to do with preparing yourself.  You can have the …
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