April is a Taxing Time for Humans and Dogs

Have you noticed your human acting strange and erratic lately? Have they been throwing temper tantrums or yelling at their computers? Then suddenly cry? If we behaved like that we wouldn’t get a treat. We would probably get sent to our rooms.IMG_5161 sml

Well, I have learned it is something that happens around this time of year, every year. It is called taxes. I am not sure what it is but it seems to be real serious and can afflict humans for days or even weeks. So how do you get through this unpredictable behavior phase?

I have come up with 3 ways to get through this rough patch safely. Continue reading

Play Dating

A few weeks ago, the day after Valentine’s Day, we were all home just hanging around when a neighbor came over. He was helping dad with something. I was so upset because they did not let me out so I could jump on this new person. I met him once before on our walks. He left before I could do anything. I was so upset.

Then he came back with a lady and a dog!

Wow! A dog in my yard! Continue reading

Dog Agility Adventure

Last weekend mom took me to a local kennel club event. They had a Dog Show, Barn Hunt and Agility. She wanted me to learn agility so she thought it would be good for me to watch other dogs running the course.

When I was three months old I learned some agility. Mom said I learned fast and was very good at it.

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Mom and I have not practiced the jumps and tunnel in a long time. She started teaching me again the last few months and I am even better! I run through the jumps now. Mom seems real upset about it but I think I’m doing great. Before I was too little to knock them all over. Now I just plow right trough them the whole time keeping my eyes on the treat in her hand. Continue reading