Workshop Wednesday—I’m not going to Mars

Lately I’ve been listening to a ton of podcasts and audiobooks due to lots of solo time at work. One subject I’m stuck on, not surprising to anyone who knows me well, is space and space travel. Today I was working on some back episodes of StarTalk and listened to an interview with Dr. Mae…

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Paracord Leashes

I was recently at a show where a little boy was selling some really cool paracord show leads. I bought one (orange and black, naturally) and really like it. A friend bought a pink and black one, then commented that she’d like one much longer for obedience. I studied the construction a bit and came…

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Earth Day 2010 Part Deux

Since today is Earth Day I thought I’d share some more eco-friendly stuff: Ruff Wear has a line of eco-sensitive dog equipment. Aquamarine Power’s Oyster is a possible future form of harnessing energy from ocean wave action. (Courtesy DVICE).

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Make a Fleece Dog Tug Toy

Are you in need of a last-minute gift for a doggy friend? Here’s how to make a fleece tug toy like the ones you see in the store. They’re often used as a reward during training, and just for play.

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2009/09/22–Ranger’s New Job

I ordered a weight pull harness for Ranger from Brown Dog Designs. He’s too young to start heavy weight training, but he’s old enough to get used to wearing the harness, getting the feel of weight behind him, learning the word “work” and so on.

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Dog Crate Fan

I am heading out with the dogs to the UKC Premier next week. Because my Jeep no longer has functioning air conditioning, and I am camping the entire weekend, I wanted a way to keep the dogs cool.

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