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Crate games!

16 Apr

For the past few months, we have been regularly practicing “crate games” with Ilsa and Gumbo following the protocol designed by Susan Garrett. This training technique is amazing for teaching dogs to LOVE going in their crates – and more importantly, it teaches them to be calm once inside.

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A major milestone

27 Jan

Wednesday morning Ilsa and I achieved a goal we’ve been working toward for over two years. No, it wasn’t a new title. And it didn’t have anything to do with eating. Or birds. Ilsa and I just went for a walk.

How could a walk be such a big deal? Well, this walk happened to be first thing in the morning. Without Gumbo. Without Susan. Just me and my girl.

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