Diamond Canine

Yesterday, Lacey and Glimmer were taken on a 90-minute working walk.  By the time we got home, both dogs were happily exhausted and spent the rest of the day napping.  Last night, Lacey was introduced to an entirely new environment for her training session.  We took her to our local PetSmart.  As it happened, there

Teenage Wasteland

Part of being a good trainer is knowing when a “tried and true” method is not working and needs to be changed or modified.  This is especially true when working with puppies who have been taken from their litter-mates too early and don’t have a working understanding of correct social behavior with other dogs and

Shining Dog

In the previous post, I noted that Lacey was getting her third and final round of vaccinations yesterday. I was mistaken: She was getting her second set. Her third and final set comes next month. Yesterday, Lacey showed us and everyone she met just how great her potential is.  At the vet’s office, she was