Lizzie and I took another solo trip over to La Encantada Shopping Center for her to practice some loose-leash walking and being quiet when presented with random people noises.Read More
Since I remembered our 33-foot lead on yesterday's visit to La Encantada Shopping Center, Bernie and I focused our efforts on practicing two tasks for the AKC's Canine Good Citizen test:
Coming When Called
Sit and Down on Command / Stay
Over the weekend, Bernie and I decided we needed to get serious with our prep work for our Canine Good Citizen Class. The CGC test is a mere five weeks away, so we decided to see how many skills we could pack into a Friday afternoon visit.Read More
The lecture series is hosted by the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. For their fifth year, they chose the theme Truth and Trust in the Global Scene.Read More
I've never been a dog person. Not exactly the first thought you were thinking you'd read, right?
Growing up, my mom's allergies were pretty severe, so our pets were Patty Bird the parakeet, fish, hamsters, and guinea pigs. In my twenties and thirties, dogs just always seemed so time consuming and needy.
I never thought I would adopt a dog. Never!Read More