Tag Archives: reactivity

Not WW: Making the Right Decision

It’s been a while since I’ve written; I’m sorry about that. The simplest answer is I haven’t been able to put into words what I need to write about… Two Sundays ago Beatrix and Dio got into a fight in … Continue reading

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WW: “Oh, so I shouldn’t jump the fence then?”

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Fido Friday: Training Goals

After Bea’s yard escape earlier this week I’ve been thinking about my training goals with all the dogs. It’s been a while since I’ve set any. (So long that I don’t even remember what they were – oops!) I am … Continue reading

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Faking Joy

Yesterday was not a good day. Work was frustrating. A call to Isaac turned into a brief pissing match about who was busier and more burned out. (Don’t worry; we resolved it quickly and no one was the winner!) It … Continue reading

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Fears We Don’t Understand

Yesterday evening Isaac and I were sitting in the living room, he was doing homework and I was watching a movie. (The Rise of the Fellowship, actually. Good, geeky movie for those interested!) Suddenly Coal started trembling at the other … Continue reading

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My Pack: Dio

In May of 2008 Isaac and I adopted an adorable five month old border collie/mini Australian shepherd mix with a crazy poof of hair on top of his head fromĀ Denver Dumb Friends League. He was adorable. We took to calling … Continue reading

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My Pack: Beatrix

Let’s talk about dogs! There are three, Coal, Dio, and Beatrix. I love them all madly, but sometimes wonder what I was thinking when the idea of owning three dogs seemed like a good one. Their relationship is complicated, and … Continue reading

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