Training Tips: Love Your Dogs, and Their Behavior!

It’s no secret that I don’t have the most well-behaved dogs in the world. I’m a writer, not a dog-trainer. I do, however, have an obedience training certification and experience working with very intelligent, very high maintenance breeds. Having four dogs … Continue reading

The Misadventures of Ms. Mediocrity & Her Border Collie

It’s funny how quickly life changes. I don’t realize it’s curving in a different—and often very unexpected—direction, until I’m halfway to my temporary destination. It’s been busy lately, which is why I’ve not posted. But, busy is good for me … Continue reading

Diamonds (& Dogs) Are A Girl’s Best Friend

When LB and I decided to get married, her stepdad Rob said, “I think it’s good idea…as long as it’s a real marriage so that you have to go through the misery of a real divorce just like everyone else if you decide … Continue reading

Lions and Aussies and Neurosis, Oh My

I have either inherited–or somehow created–a wild herd of dogs with special needs. Let me rephrase: I have a herd of dogs, and each one has its own set of special needs. I’m not quite sure where I went wrong, … Continue reading