The Whole Picture

The Whole Picture

What’s with all the password-protected posts? They are part of Puppy Elementary, a subscription program you can join any time. Don’t want to? Don’t worry, your regular blogs will still be free of passwords, and you’ll know the Puppy Elementary...
Face and Forgive

Face and Forgive

I went to a two day agility handling and training seminar last weekend. I handled Felix, exclusively. Yeah, the dog I just told you I wasn’t sure about doing agility with. The dog I told you I love deeply. The dog I told you is my limbo between sports; my what if. ...
Hey Change, Come On In

Hey Change, Come On In

Kelso was first. I loved agility but through his love for obedience I shifted my focus there. I showed him in agility but obedience was our game. He loved it, I loved it, and we shined together in that arena. I trained hard, I competed hard, and I was very proud of...
The Next Right Thing

The Next Right Thing

Confession: I’m a recovering perfectionist. I work hard every day to break free of the perfectionism chains I’ve carried for far, far too long. I’m not recovered. And I try not to beat myself up about that, too. That a recovering perfectionist feels...