Monthly Archives: July 2009

Herding dogs as pets

Terry has a new post up on her new blog She discusses issues with having a great herding dog and still having a good pet. This, I feel, is an important thread for us ‘UrbanHerders.” Go check it out. “The … Continue reading

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Litter box for dogs

I can’t decide if this is really cool or a good idea gone horribly wrong. Apparently you can even have grass delivered to your door every couple of weeks to keep the ‘potty’ grass fresh. Love to see your comments. … Continue reading

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Why Scot won’t do agility

This particular rant comes from a conversation I had with my herding trainer this weekend however these are MY words and opinions. If you want your dog to herd then you should NOT be even a little serious about the … Continue reading

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New herding blog!

My herding instructor Terry Parrish has started a new blog on her website, actionk9sports.com. She is looking for questions and topics to write on so hustle on over there, read and write. She is a fabulous instructor/teacher with strong views … Continue reading

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HELP! LA Herders!

My instructor Terry Parrish is looking for a place to teach up here in the LA area. If anyone knows of a place in the area roughly between the 15 and 605 and somewhere between the 10 and 60 freeways … Continue reading

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Making progress

Sunday Scot and I finally got some herding done. My instructor took some time out on her mini-vacation to work a couple of lessons in for us urban herders up here in the LA area. It had been about a … Continue reading

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Lesson learned??

I sure hope I’ve learned something. I have been taking the dogs to the park for exercise. I mostly throw the frisbee for them since it seems to deliver the most exercise for them in the areas and conditions I … Continue reading

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Beag & Scot iPhone videos

Beag has been getting more and more lively and trying to engage Scot in play. Scot has yet to show any real interest. This day was the day after getting snipped and chipped and, as you can see, he is … Continue reading

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Poor guy

Scot has had ‘surgery’ today. He is now snipped and chipped. He even got stuck with the ‘cone of silence.’ Poor guy is totally our of it, which is probably for the best. They said 3 to 5 days of … Continue reading

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