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 →
Dexter’s good morning
Hmm... We're up a bit earlier then usual. The little furry brother seems to be doing his usual thing and I can hear Him doing the stuff he always does when I wake up. That means it will be time to go soon. Ah, here He is. I'll watch Him to make sure I don't... 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 had his own plans this morning! Lesson on flexibility in training.
I had big plans for the morning walk with Dexter. We were suppose to do a tracking exercise, some obedience and tug play. Oh, and maybe we work on some healing. So, tracking done, I am ready to do some obedience work and BAM!!! Dexter decides that the only thing he cares about this morning... 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 🙂
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 →