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Warrior Canine Connection’s Nick

| February 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Warrior Canine Connection’s Nick

Curious about the dogs that make a difference at the Warrior Canine Connection? Read all about Nick an up and coming puppy in the program!

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The Aha Moment!

| November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Aha Moment!

All of us who work with dogs, no matter what the venue, have “aha moments”—at least I know I often do. Read about Glenda’s!

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Adages

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Adages

We all need a refresher or a reminder every now and then! Check out Glenda’s article about reminding yourself to remain consistent and balanced!

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Urban Training Or Urban Warfare

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Urban Training Or Urban Warfare

Do you train in an urban environment? Read all about Glenda’s successes and challenges when it comes to training outside of the field.

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Training In An Urban Environment

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Training In An Urban Environment

Where do you train with your dog in the urban setting?! Read about all the interesting places where Glenda has trained in the urban setting.

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The Balance Beam

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Balance Beam

What do you think of when you refer to balance in your Golden?

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Some Random Thoughts

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Some Random Thoughts

These are a mishmash of thoughts I have had on dogs, training, etc.

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Bits and Pieces

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bits and Pieces

The following are some bits and pieces of advice, suggestions, stories, etc., produced by a meandering mind.

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Attitude Is Everything

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Attitude Is Everything

The importance of having the right mental approach and attitude when working with your dog.

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The Last Lecture- Brick Walls, Sweat, and Tears

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Last Lecture- Brick Walls, Sweat, and Tears

Glenda Brown talks about the presence of barriers, brick walls, in hunt training and the importance of consistency and effort …

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Field Factors Part III

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Field Factors Part III

Glenda Brown continues her Field Factors series with insights on how to introduce variety in your training regime.

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How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

| February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

Before I was offered the wonderful opportunity to work for Retriever Life I was a graduating college student hankering for her very own dog. As my senior year came to a close I had been on my parent’s case about getting a dog. Since my childhood dog Chance, a yellow Labrador, had passed away our […]

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Field Factors Part II

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Field Factors Part II

Glenda Brown continues her Field Factors series with insights on how to be successful in training your retriever for hunt titles.

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Learning to Cast

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Learning to Cast

Previously I have written about how I have been learning to show in the conformation ring and this week I would like to share with you another endeavor I have ventured upon with my dog. I have been participating in hunt training with my black lab Indy since he was four months old. I can […]

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A Quick Refresher

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Quick Refresher

Parker and I got a refresher in the confirmation ring this week from Tonya Struble.

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My First Dog Show – Whidbey Island KC!

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
My First Dog Show – Whidbey Island KC!

I had the opportunity to handle a great little Labrador Retriever puppy at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club dog show this weekend!

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My First Conformation Class

| November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
My First Conformation Class

Today at Country Classic Kennels I participated in my first conformation class, taught by Tonya Struble.

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Training For AKC Senior Hunter – Part 1

| September 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Zeus and I are working towards his AKC Senior Hunter title. Watch our video of a lining drill we worked on together.

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Therapy Dog Training – Pet Partners Team Evaluation (Part 2)

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Therapy Dog Training – Pet Partners Team Evaluation (Part 2)

My Labrador, Zeus, and I make a second attempt at the Delta Society Pet Partners Team Evaluation. Check out how we did!

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Therapy Dog Training – Pet Partners Team Evaluation (Part 1)

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Our first attempt at the Delta Society Pet Partners Team Evaluation was not the resounding success that we anticipated but we had fun and learned a lot!

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Retriever Hunt Training – May 3, 2012

| May 4, 2012 | 3 Comments

What a day! Pouring rain and retriever hunt training! It was a soggy but productive day of hunt training today! Everyone had lots of fun!

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Therapy Dog Training Weeks 5 & 6

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Weeks 5 and 6 of our Therapy Dog classes focused on prepping for the Pet Partner Team Evaluation.

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Therapy Dog Training – Week 4

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Therapy Dog Training – Week 4

Week 4 of our Delta Society Therapy Dog training brought us to a downtown Redmond parking garage where we worked on stairs and elevators.

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Therapy Dog Training – Week 3

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Therapy Dog Training – Week 3

Week 3 of our therapy dog training class covered the key skills required for the Delta Society Pet Partner Team evaluation.

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I Need Therapy – Week 1&2

| February 10, 2012 | 3 Comments
I Need Therapy – Week 1&2

Follow my weekly New Year’s Revolution blog. I am training our Labrador, Sugar Kane to become a Delta Society Therapy Dog.

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Confessions Of A Labrador Dad

| September 23, 2011 | 2 Comments
Confessions Of A Labrador Dad

Ok, you have heard of soccer moms and stay at home dads but have you ever heard about a Labrador dad? I am one of them. We do everything for our Labbies.

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Rose City LRC – Why I Love Specialties

| July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments
Rose City LRC – Why I Love Specialties

The 2011 Rose City LRC Specialty was a blast. Check out pictures from the event as well as why I love specialties.

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