Clyde the show dog! First point! And transporting rescue dogs again…

Last weekend, I showed for 4 out of 5 days at Doswell. I got one win, Clyde’s first point! Thank you Judge Albert Bianchi! Clyde is starting to look good. Filling out nicely as he approaches age 2. After the shows, I transported 3 rescues with Whole Lotta Love dog transport out of a groupContinue reading “Clyde the show dog! First point! And transporting rescue dogs again…”

Happy Birthday to Johnny and Jane, Johnny gets BN obedience title, and the beach

Yesterday was a long day! We went to Hampton, Virginia and participated in two dog obedience trials in one day. This was towards the last two legs to get the Beginner Novice title for Johnny. It was also his 9th birthday along with his sister Jane. Between the two shows, Johnny and I went toContinue reading “Happy Birthday to Johnny and Jane, Johnny gets BN obedience title, and the beach”

See See at Crump Park in Glen Allen and a spell check

See See saw a sheep! She was on a leash though, and then there is that whole fence thing, but I think I saw a spark of herding instinct! In case anyone can’t spell German shepherd, remember that they are sheep herders. So it’s not Shephard, Shepard or Sheperd, it’s shepherd. Shephard, Shepard, or SheperdContinue reading “See See at Crump Park in Glen Allen and a spell check”

Dog class and Tiger Woods

Just another day in dog class. Thank you Michael, for the pics! Today we “rotated” dogs, “judges”, and handlers, so that after each dog was examined, that “judge” then took the dog as the handler to the end of the line, and so on. So I got a fresh perspective as a “judge”. The firstContinue reading “Dog class and Tiger Woods”

VKC dog handling class with AKC breeder, judge, and professional handler Tom Dowell

The VKC has handling classes on Wednesday nights in Goochland, and it is worth the drive! Last night we had Tom Dowell teaching the class, and lots of attendees. (The smaller dogs attend in a separate class at 6:30, with the big dogs at 7:15.) It was great to have a new perspective and aContinue reading “VKC dog handling class with AKC breeder, judge, and professional handler Tom Dowell”