Rufus

I woke up feeling groggy and sluggish as I do during allergy season. June is late for allergy season, but all bets off this year regarding what happens when. I think it’s part of everything being great again. So Freya wakes up unusually bouncy and exuberant. Freya is a lazy dog. The laziest. Basset Hounds…

Dogs Ruin Everything

Still catching up after visitors last week, so the post for today is not ready. Enjoy this instead.

Meet Freya

It’s been a while since I posted but I think a new puppy is a decent excuse, and since it’s my blog it will have to do. Freya came to us a few weeks ago and at first things were very rough. She did not get along with Buddha at all and we thought we…

Gone (Back) to the Dogs: Scent Workshop

It’s about 2 1/2 years since I started my self-imposed exile from dog training. There were a lot of reasons for my dropping out: mild burnout (if that’s possible), facing up to personal and logistical limitations, and discouragement about some of the people in the animal community, which is something I need to learn how…