Category Archives: Dogs


Last week, I packed up myself and my poodle, and we headed out to the wilds of northern Virginia to visit Blackthorn GSDs and The Manor of Mixed Blessings, and also puppies and goats. Despite having a herniated lumbar disc … Continue reading

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Poodle agility again!

It took me six thousand years to get the right cable to finally download the video off the camera. However, I did, so now you get poodle agility trial video! I am so so so much happier with my handling. … Continue reading

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Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!

Cast of Characters: Gus, 8 year old Maine Coon Skimble, 11 month old Oriental shorthair Charlotte, ancient German shepherd (possibly mix) Crow, 6 year old standard poodle Noire, 4 year old doberman pinscher Last time I posted, people marvelled at … Continue reading

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Agility update!

Crow and I attempted another trial this previous weekend, this time two runs at starters standard. No video because my photographer had the flu. :) Our handling in this trial was SO MUCH better. My efforts over the past few … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I’m not a huge fan of Resolutions, but I have made some goals for this year. It’ll be interesting to see which ones happen. 1) Stick to an exercise regime to help my back — I have a very weak … Continue reading

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Ten days. Ten minutes a day. One hundred minutes.

To go from a dog who barely understood running through an open 2 by 2 weave gate to this:

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