Category Archives: Xena

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    May 29, 2014 by Julia West

    Warning: This post is a downer. But it contains potentially beneficial (if sad) information about a horrible disease. I have no …
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  2. More Than a Goofy Face

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    June 9, 2013 by Julia West

    I cringe when I see lists or rankings of canine intelligence. The first issue I have is that the lists I …
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  3. An Unselfish Act

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    May 28, 2013 by Julia West

    You wouldn’t naturally associate pet owning philosophy and an episode of Friends, but one has given me insight into the other. In …
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  4. Getting Over the Hump

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    February 4, 2013 by Julia West

    Listening to the radio a few nights ago,  I heard a story about a man who had brought his dog …
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  5. A Spin in the Grief Cycle

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    January 28, 2013 by Julia West

    They say it takes a full year to process a life change – you have to go through all the …
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  6. Being a Dog Nut Keeps Me Sane


    October 22, 2012 by Julia West

    As many of you know, I moved from New York at the end of April.  My husband had a new …
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  7. Drive Me Crazy


    October 9, 2012 by Julia West

    One of the most ambiguous terms I’ve encountered in dog sport is “drive”.  You hear it thrown around a lot – …
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  8. Lessons from a Parking Lot Puppy


    July 8, 2012 by Julia West

    I created this blog with the idea that I would chronicle obedience training with my first Boxer, Xena. Sadly, she …
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