Category Archives: Dash

  1. Pulling a Fast One

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    October 7, 2014 by Julia West

    In preparation for our very first weight pull trial, I am trying to wean Dash away from food lures during …
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  2. Putting on the Brakes

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    October 5, 2014 by Julia West

    Dog training folks are known for their habit of transforming everyday items into dog training equipment – gloves and socks …
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  3. Cover-ing Our Baseline

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    October 3, 2014 by Julia West

    Yesterday Dash and I had the opportunity to attend a 4-hour mini seminar with Kayce Cover to work on conditioned relaxation …
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  4. Jolly Boy

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    October 3, 2014 by Julia West

    Last weekend summer weather heaved a last gasp and gave us two gorgeous warm days. Thanks to our newly fenced yard, …
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  5. #TBT Mr. Buckethead

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    October 2, 2014 by Julia West

    A Throwback Thursday tidbit of lore from our life with Dash, circa 2008: We were spending a normal evening around the house …
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  6. Burn, Baby, Burn!

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    September 22, 2014 by Julia West

    After nearly 2 years at our house, we finally got a chain link fence installed in our yard. It is 330 …
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  7. Aging Canines: The 7 Year Twitch

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    July 7, 2014 by Julia West

    Reaching the 7 year milestone has, thus far, marked a significant change for me. I morph from mostly sane and reasonably concerned dog owner to slightly paranoid and overly worried dog nut, and the number of vet visits see an uptick.