Have the courage to find and live your passions–even if just a little bit at a time at first

It’s not like I’m an “elder”–an old sage or anything. Some might even consider me to still be a “youngster” (hey, a girl can dream, right?). Regardless, I believe I’ve lived long enough now and have experienced enough to share this important reflection; Find at least one passion, then live it out as best as … Continue reading

Vizsla Puppies Due Mid-December 2013!!

DOWNLOAD IMAGE BELOW Crush/GCH Boulder’s N Fusion’s Heartbreaker CGC bred to Cassidy/BISS CH Rivercity’s Quenton Cassidy MH ROM! Exciting potential for companion dogs, show, hunt, and other performance events. Puppies due mid-December 2013. http://www.bouldervizslas.com for more info!

The Heart of a Competitor

I’ve been thinking on this.  A bunch but not too much.  I’ve learned, as I age, to try not to “overdo it” — regardless of the “it”.  I’ve learned in order to find balance I need to do some things — like intentional rather than mind-wandering thinking — just *enough* to settle my mind.  Doing … Continue reading

Welcome to the Frat Party a.k.a. I’m not socializing my puppy that way so go away.

Originally posted on The Dog Snobs:
With a lot of new owners the concept of socialization is harped on endlessly. Socialize your dog! Take them everywhere! Make them meet everyone! They have to meet all the dogs! Take them to puppy play sessions twice per day! The dog park is great for puppies! They need…

It’s about fairness — Giving your bird dog the tools to make the correct choices

We know enough about canine behavior now to know they learn differently than we do.  They aren’t little humans covered in fur.  We also know dogs are highly intelligent and masters of observation.  They have to be in order to survive, even thrive, in “our” world.  They interpret the “unsaid”, the nuances much better than any … Continue reading