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Bonney mat work outdoors 

Thanks to our teacher, here we ate working on “send to mat.”

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Vernal (swimming) pool

There’s a swale outside and it’s full of water this week. Bonney’s private wading pool. Chico says, “No thanks. In fact, what she’s doing makes me a little nervous.”

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Athletic Bonney

Upping the game: “catch it.”

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Oh, what a day

Finally sunny and warm, yesterday’s ten inches of snow melting fast, we had to get outside and get muddy. Even Chico got in on the action. You might want to turn the volume down a bit before you listen to … Continue reading

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Young man

In October of 2006, my family gathered to celebrate my mother’s 9th birthday.  My niece hadn’t had her annoying rescue for very long, but he made it into the photo album my thoughtful cousin Andrea made.  Little did I know … Continue reading

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Two relaxed dogs

We had a fun visit to Maggie’s back yard yesterday. Maggie and Bonney played with each other, and Chico got excited enough to play with me like¬†we were a couple of dogs. He can run at me and punch me … Continue reading

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This is a little bit hard to do

This week I’m going to mail my first ever agility trial entry that doesn’t include any classes for Chico. It’s AKC and he has to jump sixteen inches there and I have not been asking him to do that lately. … Continue reading

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Bone peace

Loose in the house together with a bone each, Chico and Bonney will trade them back and forth, always wanting what they don’t have, even arguing about it. Closed in their crates with a bone, they don’t chew the bones, … Continue reading

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Chico loves snow

This series of pictures was taken to make sure that I had something nice to show the garden stake. At the maximum snow depth after our February blitz of storms, the tips of the little ears of the garden stake … Continue reading

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Rally

Rally Obedience is a more relaxed version of formal obedience work, and it’s something a lot of older agility dogs do – less stress on the body with a chance to work together in the familiar team setting. Chico and … Continue reading

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