Dexter’s hike in NJ and us meeting a black bear


With beautiful weather this season, we tried to do as much hiking as possible. This was Dexter's 3rd hike and we got lucky to see a black bear. Dexter behaved admirably with a good level of alertness and a bit of fear/uncertainty to be expected from a young dog. Enjoy the video of our experience... Continue Reading →

Adolescent fears and opportunity training


Dexter will be 7 months in a few days and he has been going through normal adolescent moods, fears and tests. One of the things I started noticing is that he is afraid and unsure of carts, baby carriages and similar wheeled objects. Despite of me introducing him to these things in his earlier age,... Continue Reading →


Dexter got to play in the snow for the first time and he is growing to love it! http://instagram.com/p/ycQCQptqXa/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yXNQvbtqUv/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yXM1OyNqUD/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yQAHeiNqX2/?modal=true  

A little bit of training


We have been working on come, sit, down and leash walking. All is done with lots of praise and encouraged with food. We do randomly about 20-40 minutes a day of training in between walks and play. It is paying off and here is a short clip of Dexter doing Sit and holding the position... Continue Reading →

Dexter and Kong Wobbler


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1E3-8lyfJU Dexter got a present ... Thank you Chris. Kong Wobbler with some dry food inside makes for a serious obsession toy and allows me some relaxation time.

Play time with a ball


Dexter is beginning to develop a liking to playing with these ball toys. It is a great way to tire him out before bed time http://youtu.be/OCBY9raH-gI?list=UUNB0IMGjFGJUyrtLYZn0sTQ PS. He also enjoys chasing them 🙂

Dexter is learning how to speak cat … aka not to bite Monya’s tail


http://instagram.com/p/wcBq62NqQQ/?modal=true We have been working on learning not to chase the cat every time. Dexter's favorite thing is to run up and grab the tail, but Monya is not a fan. So we are working on hanging out together without chasing or biting. These are important skills for Dexter to learn for peaceful co-existence with... Continue Reading →

Raw food vs Dry food Costs


I am seriously considering going with raw food option for Dexter. Here is him trying it for the first time... To say the least, it was a success http://instagram.com/p/wRJbecNqdg/?modal=true It has been 3 days and we are doing kibble (Taste of the Wild Salmon) in the morning and raw Bravo Turkey Blend in the evening as... Continue Reading →

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