I Need A Job!

We are signed up to start herding lessons the first Sunday in February!  Very excited, we got in with a wonderful instructor.  Now, I must not obsess about getting Jedi past all of the people and dogs quietly, to get us into the pen.  I will admit, old habits, but I always tell my students…

Color Your World

  It was so silly how it stuck me right then.  I saw him there, so small.  When he barks…he becomes a giant, thunderous piercing right through, then rippling out like an earthquake from the epicenter of your body.   Here I am so small in this big world.  I laughed out loud, as a single…

I Tried to Do Everything Right

As we learn to navigate the world, remember you cannot hide anything from a dog…Jedi and I are all signed up for our second round of Beginning Reactive Dog class starting in March.  I believe the classroom is smaller at the location we will attend for this round.  While this is not very productive for…

He Doesn’t Believe Me

What makes me most sad about my little Aussie and our fear based reactivity journey, is it all seems to come down to trust. I know he gets overstimulated in an instant.  Not much time for me to catch him before he’s gone, but I just feel like although I am doing everything I can,…