Tag Archives: canine performance

Weaving in Style

I have to admit when I first started teaching my dog, Tess the weaves for agility she was seven years old and I rejoiced if she understood what I wanted her do with that field of PVC.  I used the … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Well, I just spent the last three hours clearing a safe pathway for the annual Squirrel-O-Rama that happens in my backyard every year.  After three hours of weed pulling, rock picking, and brush cutting I have decided that in my … Continue reading

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Splish Splash

It had been years since I had a dog to play with in the water.   My Golden Retriever Oly loved “surfing” for her sticks when I lived in Southern California.  I mean she would literally body surf her way back … Continue reading

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Witnessing Bliss

When I looked up the word bliss via the little dictionary icon that came with my Mac, this is what it said, “perfect happiness; great joy” and that is just what I witnessed over and over again yesterday at the … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges

Ever since my then 4½-year-old standard poodle became a member of my family I have been fascinated with the breed.  Her initial gazelle-like romps beguiled the clinical observer in me, having only been owned by a golden retriever, siberian husky, … Continue reading

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Structure, Structure, Who Has THE Structure?

Thanks to the increased attention that canine performance has been receiving over the years more people are becoming aware of canine structure and how it affects performance.  It is my hope to take this new awareness one step further and … Continue reading

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