Human Powered, DIY, Lure Course

After some pretty epic failures trying to mechanize a DIY lure course for the crew, I decided that it was time to simplify the process and “cowboy up” by powering it myself.   I used about 75yds of polyester string, tied it to an old paint roller attachment, then proceeded to find the best route through the yard […]

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Ambrosia….ADOPTED!!!

My sweet little Ambrosia has officially found her forever home!  She was with us for about a week and a half longer than her siblings, some would say because of her uncanny resemblance to a naked mole rat :).  But, we now know, she was just waiting for her new mom to find her.  It […]

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Good Luck Ambrosia

My sweet, fearless, little Ambrosia just left for a meet and greet with her potential forever home!  Sending her positive vibes! But Ms. Little Lady did not think that it was a good idea for her to be adopted(or even leave) and I just had to capture the moment.

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Is your Puppy too plump?

Is it ok for a dog to carry a few extra pounds? The answer may surprise you!  According to a new study  out of the University of Glasgow and published in the May issue of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, overweight canines differ from their fit counterparts in regards to two areas in their health related quality of life(HRQL). The study […]

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The boy is back in town!

Lynus was one of a pair of brothers we fostered from 1.5 weeks old.  His mother had to be euthanized because she attacked someone who got too close to her puppies.  Unfortunately, as a stray, biting someone in Florida is a death sentence.  These little guys were so tiny and frail when they came to […]

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Clicker Training Progress-Darby Doo

I’ve been working with Darby a ton lately to help him to get some of his problematic behavior under control.  After spending 15 minutes the other day trying to lure him into a sit, I decided to ask my friends over at Dogforum.com for some advice. Along with a location change, for less distractions, and […]

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Boo Boo getting furminated!

One of the complaints I hear most often from dog owner’s is the amount of shedding that many breeds are capable of and how much of a pain it is to clean up.  Fortunately only one of our dogs, Boo, is a shedder.  Unfortunately she sheds enough to make up for the other 3 combined. […]

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Bath Day for the Crew

It’s always an interesting day when it comes time for bath day!  Needless to say my crew does not think of the event as being enjoyable. When our pups were little we used a TON of positive reinforcement with uber high value treats.  Things like hot dogs, steak, fish, sausage, etc.  So now they, at […]

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