Way back in 2001 when Blaze was a puppy, I did a lot of reading online about dogs and training – very quickly I learned about dog sports/activities – including competition obedience. For many reasons (dog health! behavior challenges! rules Continue reading Griffin – Companion Dog!
On Friday we drove up to Minnesota for an action packed 3 days; participate in a trial, judge a rally obedience trial, go to the vet specialist, and visit with dog friends. Yesterday we got to do two runs in Continue reading MN April 2017 : CDSP Trial
Last weekend we hosted what we think is the first Companion Dog Sport Program (CDSP) trial in Ohio. One of our instructors and I (not knowing each other!) went to a seminar about it 9-10 years ago, but it seems Continue reading Bringing CDSP Obedience to Ohio – and Griffin in Open!
One more “Griffin is the best” post is necessary. On Friday we did an AKC obedience trial. He was great. We need to do more training but also were able to show many things we can do well. We did Continue reading Griffin at AKC Obedience – RN, BN PCD
During our trip we got to go to an obedience trial! The first level has some similarities to AKC and some big differences – with the exercises and with the general trial. Prior to the event we got emails about Continue reading Sweden 2016 – Obedience
Summer has been so busy! In June we did one day of a CPE agility trial that went fairly well – the jumpers course was one of the most beautiful I’ve seen. The next weekend we went to watch some Continue reading Summer Dog Shows
When I was planning to go to the Titlemania event, I accidently cancelled my Wednesday classes, thinking the four day event started on a Wednesday. This worked out great, I found out about a Wednesday seminar in Kentucky that I Continue reading FetchMasters Seminar
We’re so busy! May 8 – WCRL Rally – We hosted a trial, I did some judging and I ran Griffin. Viktor was still young enough to get his last leg for his “puppy” title but the only other judge Continue reading May Trials
We had some fun surprises this week when the 2015 rankings were posted for some of the programs. In WCRL rally we may 6th in ARCH points – only the preliminary results are posted. I’m not quite sure how that happened Continue reading Griffin – 2015 Obedience Rankings
End of December we did UKI and are now going to be in Senior. All the runs were great with very tiny things to fix. 1) I walked a wrong class – luckily I noticed before we ran. 2) I Continue reading Trial Catch-Ups