Follow-up Friday ~ June 14, 2013

Today we are joining our friends Jodi over at Heart Like A Dog and her co-hostess Kari, from Hound Girl for Follow-up Friday, the blog hop that lets you wrap up your week and leads you right into the weekend.

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Thanks Jodi!

 

This ‘N That Thursday

Thank you for the kind words regarding Hailee, she is much better now and when I asked her yesterday if she thought she could handle Riva for conformation training Saturday she said “OH YEA” she is a trooper!

 

Wordless Wednesday ~ Ready-Set-Go

Paws and Pedals asked…

“What’s on the collar? Some sort of training device??”

Thank you for asking, yes this is a training collar called an e-collar (electronic collar). This is a wonderful tool when doing our retriever training as long as it is used properly. A dog must be collar conditioned before you can use an e-collar, using collar corrections on lead for obedience commands the dog already knows; this teaches the dog the invisible connection between the dog and the handler that the collar provides. As with any training tool it is wise to seek the assistance of a professional to assure you are using the equipment properly. I am very fortunate I have the privilege of working with great trainers.

Heart Like A Dog (@HeartLikeADog) said

“What a good boy!! His training is coming along nicely.”

He is Jodi, and I am so excited to see him at a hunt test. I hope to be entering him in the next couple of months. He is such a great boy Smile

 

Black and White Sunday

Edited version…

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Original…

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Sand Spring Chesapeakes asked…

“Is that cotton wood blooms in the water?”

SUGAR: Golden Woofs asked…

“Is it raining?”

tarynft asked…

“What’s floating on the water?”

Sand Spring Chesapeakes you guessed it, cottonwood blooms. They were everywhere that day, I don’t think I have ever seen that many and so thick before. It was just like snow in 70 degree weather Winking smile

 

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10 thoughts on “Follow-up Friday ~ June 14, 2013

  1. LOL I posted a picture on the blog’s FB page of cottonwoods falling like snow. I am so sick of them already. They have been flying here for at least a month. They sure are thick in your picture. 🙂

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