I knew of Jane from her older book on dog training When Pigs Fly: Training Success With Impossible Dogs (though I’ll say it’s mostly just dog training, appropriate for all kinds of dogs!) I knew of her Puppy Culture DVD/program, Continue reading Midwest Veterinary Conference – Jane Killion/Puppy Culture
I’ve not done well sharing about our training! There are many reasons for that – mostly that we have so much going on that I decide to spend the extra time on training than typing. We’ve taken some video for Continue reading Tonks – 15 Weeks
On Friday I took a trip. There were a lot of stressful parts in terms of timing, but everything worked out close to expected. This puppy is 8 weeks old and very adorable.
When Viktor was 10 weeks old I noticed his front legs looked a little odd – his toes were rotated out and his wrists were almost touching. Our rehab vet recommended xrays and seeing an orthopedic surgeon – we had Continue reading Viktor’s Puppy Challenges – Keeping and Active Puppy Calm
Viktor has officially outgrown his puppy harness. We went from an extra small up to a medium. I’ll have to write about the harness separately – the Ruffwear Front Range Harness. The part around his neck never actually ended up Continue reading Viktor – 24 Weeks!
We’ve had a busy few weeks. We went on our second long trip together – all the dogs went to Minnesota with me. Viktor was great. It was not surprising, but so nice- quiet in the car, happy to get Continue reading 22 Weeks Old!
We’ve had a lot of woods walks and adventures. He’s still young enough to stick close most of the time, but we’re able to get in a lot of woods walks. We accidentally had swimming – he wasn’t sure that Continue reading 20 Weeks!
This week we learned to use the ChuckIt. I had never used one before and my attempts were quite embarrassing. I was glad no one was around to watch. Viktor helped as a demo dog in a few ‘big dog Continue reading 18 Weeks!
This was a great week! It was finally warm enough to get out and do things outdoors! He really likes to jump and climb – he’s so happy to know how to get on furniture. He loves to roll on Continue reading 17 Weeks!
Last week we had another vet visit for his last round of puppy vaccinations. That went even better than last time in most ways. I also had him walk in on his own this time and we had great walking, Continue reading 16 Weeks!