Category Archives: General Info

Working Amber

One of the first times I have worked with Amber, at Action K9 Sports with my new Garmin Virb chest mounted camera.

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Um, OUCH?

Turns out that stockhandling can be dangerous. I think I knew that, but it was still something of a shock when I found myself flat on my back, breath knocked out of me and taking inventory of body parts. Seconds … Continue reading

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The Next Dog Conundrum

I presently have two border collies, one is a working dog the other a “Barbie Doll Border Collie” and doesn’t work. She also has Canine Addison’s and has no interest in working although she did a little before she was diagnosed. … Continue reading

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Of Beds and Balance

As I have said before, one of my favorite dog blogs is The Other End of the Leash. Below are a couple of articles that just re-enforce that feeling. The first is right up the urbanderder’s need list about dog … Continue reading

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Interesting article on origin of dogs, or not

From an article from the NY Times genetic study of modern breeds does not “get us any closer to understanding where and when and how dogs were domesticated.” Interesting read . . .

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Preventing Dog Bites

Another awesome post by Patricia McConnell over on her blog The Other End of the Leash A million years ago, my first Border Collie Drift lept up and nipped a man’s nose at the Wisconsin State Fair. Even though the … Continue reading

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My friend Dinky who is not . . .

At Eagle Rock Park this week. Dinky the English Sheepdog Totally goofy sweet. And yes, that’s what I said. It’s true -urbanherder

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It’s about ‘Balance’

A great new post on balance from Patricia McConnell on her great blog “The Other End of the Leash” “Balance is a term used by sheep dog handlers, but I find myself thinking of its value in so many other … Continue reading

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Why don’t I do this more often?

I really meant taking the dogs on a hike, but it certainly could refer to how often I have been adding posts to this blog. For some reason I can’t seem to stay on top of it. Sunday afternoon I … Continue reading

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How to use that our Movie star planet Hacks unit fully?

Everybody enjoys MovieStarPlanet, otherwise your kids. Interesting, who also wouldn’t? it is a young fun video game in fact it is interesting to boost our mechanisms. With this video game the general public can pick his / her movie personality … Continue reading

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