Respect or Gesture?

Respect or Gesture?

There is always something interesting going on at trails. This last weekend I was at a trial up in Washington. Between running my dogs I was watching others run their dogs as well as visiting (one of those runs was my wife Trudy’s winning pro/nov run with her...
The Age Old Question

The Age Old Question

I was talking to someone the other day. They were telling me about a pup they had placed. They were pleased with the placement. As we talked about what made them happy the subject of work vs training vs trialing came up. Uh Oh. The dreaded conversation. This is one of...

Not Worth Getting Up For

Went to a trial yesterday. Good fun. I was entered again with just Chuck.  I had planned on entering Vaider but a little mix up on my entry form had me only in with Chuck. I did not not explain to Trudy that I was going to enter Vaider this time. He has been out with...

Are you ready for…THIS?

Saturday we went to a small trial up in Washington, called Shepherds retreat.  Vaider is about to be pulled off the recovery list but not for this one so I only ran Chuck. The photo is not this trial but it is Chuck! We are running Pro/ Nov with Chuck and I have been...

Be the Bug

Well, tough day at the trial. There was nothing dreadful, just not how I envisioned it. Vaider was on the muscle so we missed our fetch panels and our drive lines were all over. Chuck ran very tight on his outrun shifting the sheep before he should have. He had to go...

Video Debut of Chuck

This will be a little out of order simply because I do not have Vaider’s runs up yet. Chuck has a litter on the ground and actually at their homes. They are 10 weeks old now. I have been asked about video of Chuck but all I have had is photos. Trudy was nice...

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