I’m making a quick post before I head out for the first day of the UKC Premier.
One of my rainy day activities is to troll craigslist to fill my wishlist. I missed out on a sweet deal on a pull-behind camper trailer last week, but the deal I got yesterday totally made up for it.
Okay, so my attempts at a weekly posting have really gone awry over the past month. I got crazy with work and, between the heat and the rain, I just haven’t been out much. Or at least not enough to make an interesting trip report.
I’ve been stepping up Ranger’s conditioning over the past several weeks. Compared to how he looked a month ago I can see some genuine muscle development. In the past month his chest has expanded 1.5″ in diameter. From two weeks ago his top speed sprinting alongside my bike has increased by 0.3 1.8 mph (to…
I found this great blog about small dog team training. There is great info on skijoring, scootering, and bikejoring.
Since I got back from Louisiana a few weeks ago I’ve had: minor injury (Ranger), major illness (Beau), minor illness (me), and another minor injury (Ranger again).
I just got back from a UKC dog show in Wapakoneta, OH. While we were there Ranger earned two more competition wins toward his GRCH title. He just needs one more to finish that title! He also comes home with 4 Top Ten points from the weekend. Ranger needs to get some more muscle, so…
My friends Mel & Jeff run Training Tracks Canine Learning Station. Last summer they put together a couple of training videos that are now available at DogStarDaily. I got a small walk on run through role in the first video.
I got out this weekend and took Ranger for a walk on a section of the Cardinal Greenway (the Whitewater Gorge section) in Richmond, Indiana. We parked at the site of the former Gennett Record Company. Unfortunately, I didn’t take my camera, so I only got a few pictures that a friend took with my…
Ranger! After 5 days on the road (including 1 tent night and 4 nights sleeping in the Jeep over the course of 2000 miles and 6 states), swimming in cold lake water, and going for a 5 mile run, Ranger developed a strange condition.