Beat the Snow

Beat the snow and have more fun with your dog this weekend right here in Reno! Introduction to Scent Work: Nosework and Barn Hunt Class Time: Sunday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Class Dates: 01/21 Cost: $40 Location: Truckee Meadows Dog Training Club, 1320 Freeport Blvd Unit #107, Sparks, NV 89431 Introduction to Flyball This …

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Living the Litter Loca

In a discussion regarding my article “Hot Tube Time Machine” an individual asked a valid question:  So practicing with only live tubes with a dog who hits on everything is not a good idea?? Excellent question!  The answer is, it depends. I know that I have once again failed to ride in on my rainbow …

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Hot Tube Time Machine

One of the most difficult challenges a dog will encounter in the competition barn hunt ring is the presence of another dog’s saliva. It will likely not be particularly putrid bedding. It will likely not be because Sizzle the rat is just chilling in the back of the tube instead of doing a tap dance …

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The Monday After

It is true that a picture speaks a thousand words. A single image can bring back a beautiful memory of a beloved companion but with that memory comes a price: the pain of a loss so deep and still so fresh no matter how many years have passed. It never ceases to startle me, that …

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