Took a road trip. Took Lexi(onida) and Luke along. Realizing I hadn't been giving enough praise when they were doing correct I taught them what I wanted them to do (stay in the back, lay down, in the floor etc). Once they understood I focused on correcting my omission, using […]
Spent 15 mins playing fetch with Sadie in the backyard. Put her in a sit, threw the tennis ball, gave her the fetch command. She executed well. Brought the ball back to me and dropped it on command. Didn't use the second tennis ball, so she has made real progress […]
Worked in the backyard today. Used the short fetches just like yesterday's training. Sadie is still slow on the drop when we are using only one ball, but I did see some improvement today. She frequently dropped more quickly upon return the fetch.
Orpheus-With a multifaceted personality, Orfeo is loving, goofy, instinctively protective, strong willed and steadfast. More than a dog, Orfeo has been my teacher, my buddy. He is everything to me. Orfeo's father-Elvis: mostly Czechoslovakian working lines and about 1/4 German working lines Orfeo's mother-Nora: mostly East & West German working […]
Mouse is part of the K9-1 working dog program and is currently an active police K9. He has a great balance of being social with people and dogs (with caution around intact males), very good environmental nerves, strong hunt and prey drive, and very good natural aggression (fight drive). He […]