Games People Play

by Houndstooth on

Usually, when my husband has Morgan out for play time in the evening, they play some games because Morgan is really into problem solving and she needs to use her brain as much as her body.  So, they play a game where he hides things for her and she finds them.  He hides both treats […]

Search And Rescue Saturday–Dogs And Chickens–Part 2

by Mr. Taleteller on

To recap last week, Search Dog Organization of North America (SDONA) hosted a detection seminar at our team’s facility.  We brought in Mike Suttle of Logan Haus Kennels.  Mike comes with a vast wealth of knowledge when it comes to training detection dogs.  One of the things that he is known for is training chickens […]

Enough Of This Time Change Business

by Houndstooth on

I’m not sure about any of you out there reading, but I have had enough of this time change business.  It’s an antiquated notion that we don’t really need anymore, and I think anyone with dogs or children will tell you that it’s more trouble than it’s worth.  This week, we were supposed to get […]

Worth The Effort

by Houndstooth on

This weekend, we’ll be celebrating a birthday for a certain pointy eared dog at our house.  I had no idea how Morgan would change our lives when she first came to live with us, but I can say that I’m happy we’ve had the experience.  She has definitely been the most challenging dog that either […]

Search And Rescue Saturday — A Working Dog

by Mr. Taleteller on

It’s been quite awhile since this topic has come up but I thought that we could revisit it today; living with a working dog, their behavior while they are growing up. Time and time again while we do public events people ask how was he as a puppy? Although I refrain from saying, “Not quite […]

Persistence Pays

by Houndstooth on

I love our dogs, but sometimes I can’t help feeling that they live to get the better of me.  This week in particular, Flattery has been one determined little miss and I am not sure whether to admire her or throttle her.  She has a one track mind and if there’s one thing that she […]

Search And Rescue Saturday — Do You Remember When?

by Mr. Taleteller on

The other week after the attendees were finished taking their certifications and had left, our team was cleaning up and putting our equipment away.  One of my team members and I were talking about puppies, dogs and my plans for my next working dog.  During this conversation she asked one question that I thought would […]