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Retriever Life Forum » Topic: Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum! http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ Retriever Life Forum » Topic: Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum! en Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:18:00 +0000 Anthony Leitao on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-43 Thu, 01 Mar 2012 23:03:25 +0000 Anthony Leitao 43@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>It sounds like Breezy is doing some very cool stuff! &nbsp;Lure coursing is not something I am very familiar with. &nbsp;We would love to see an article for Retriever Life if you are interested in telling us about how retrievers can participate in Lure Coursing and what it is all about.<div><br /></div><div>Keep us posted on Breezy's progress!</div><div><br /></div><div>Thanks,</div><div><br /></div><div>Toni</div> </p> Pam Gunderson on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-42 Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:46:49 +0000 Pam Gunderson 42@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>Don't know much about computers, but here's a try.&nbsp; Have to do a blog for me sister's Lab, Breezy.&nbsp; She has her CA title which is lure courseing for non sighthound dogs.&nbsp; She likes the running enough that she is going for her CAX.&nbsp; This makes&nbsp;an interesing training season.&nbsp; Hunting lessons for the next&nbsp;hunting title and lure coursing to get the winter flab off while getting another title.&nbsp;&nbsp;Miss&nbsp;Lilly and Breezy decided&nbsp;that their adopted&nbsp;son (my Aussie, Jiggs,.....he thinks he's a Lab.) should also do lure coursing so he has his first 2 legs.&nbsp; He won't get to hunt with the girls, but he'll be able to keep up with them swimming when hunt trials start.&nbsp; Pictures were taken during coursing I'll find out about getting some.</p> <p>I think it's great to train a dog for therapy work.&nbsp; If you get discouraged with Delta go for Therapy Dog International, TDI.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p> Anthony Leitao on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-35 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:54:03 +0000 Anthony Leitao 35@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>Well, I just posted my first <a href="http://retrieverlife.com/i-need-therapy/">blog </a>entry for following Sugar Kane's and my progress on our <a href="http://retrieverlife.com/magazine/2012/01/new-years-revolution/">New Year's Revolution</a> goal to become a <a href="http://www.deltasociety.org/Page.aspx?pid=261">Delta Society's Registered Pet Partner</a>. &nbsp;All I can say is so far, so good! &nbsp;We are having fun but I need to do some homework this week before class. </p> Anthony Leitao on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-32 Tue, 07 Feb 2012 07:30:24 +0000 Anthony Leitao 32@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>Very cool! &nbsp;Keep us posted on your training visits. &nbsp;We have a program called Reading with Rover up here in my neck of the woods. </p> Teri on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-31 Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:27:40 +0000 Teri 31@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>&nbsp;Toni, the R.E.A.D program was developed by Intermountain Therapy Animals and is recognized by many reading programs around the U.S.&nbsp; Here is a <a href="http://www.therapyanimals.org/R.E.A.D.html">link</a>.</p> <p>I have attached a photo of Hailey at the testing Jan. 29.</p> Anthony Leitao on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-30 Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:37:03 +0000 Anthony Leitao 30@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>Hi Teri,<div></div><div>Congrats on passing your Pet Partner certification test. &nbsp;Can you tell us what a R.E.A.D. Team is?</div><div><br /></div><div>Also, let's see a picture of your dog!</div><div><br /></div><div></div><div>Thanks,</div><div></div><div>Toni</div> </p> Teri on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-29 Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:25:30 +0000 Teri 29@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>I have started the process of becoming a therapy team with my 8 year old lab, Hailey (Int'l CH Interlochen Clovercreek Comet JH RN).&nbsp; We passed the testing Jan. 29 and now are doing our training visits.&nbsp; My goal is to become a R.E.A.D team.&nbsp; I am so excited to have started the process! </p> Anthony Leitao on "Welcome to the 2012 New Year's Revolution Forum!" http://retrieverlife.com/forum/topic/welcome-to-the-2012-new-years-revolution-forum#post-28 Sun, 05 Feb 2012 15:43:36 +0000 Anthony Leitao 28@http://retrieverlife.com/forum/ <p>Hi folks,<div><br /></div><div>Welcome to the New Year's Revolution forum. &nbsp;In this forum, we want to hear about what you are doing with your retriever this year.</div><div><br /></div><div>This idea was spawned from our Retriever Life tagline - "It's more than a game of fetch!". &nbsp;Our dogs are awesome. &nbsp;Let's give them the gift of teaching them something new.</div><div><br /></div><div>I have started a Therapy dog training class with my yellow Labrador <a href="http://www.mistymountainlabradors.com/sugar-kane/">Sugar Kane</a> and started attending a hunt training group where I will be training our newest puppy <a href="http://www.mistymountainlabradors.com/dj/">DJ</a>, along with <a href="http://www.mistymountainlabradors.com/diamond/">Diamond </a>and <a href="http://www.mistymountainlabradors.com/bala/">Bala</a>.</div><div><br /></div><div>I will be blogging weekly about our activities so you will be able to follow our progress. &nbsp;We want you to use this forum to keep us posted on your commitment and progress. &nbsp;We will support you when you have questions and make this a fun adventure for all.</div><div><br /></div><div>So c'mon and join the pack!</div> </p>