When did we, as dog owners, decide that our dogs must change their behavior, in order to suit our lifestyle? Much of dog behavior is innate, not learned. In my opinion, we are being completely unreasonable, and dare I say, arrogant, in demanding that our canine companions change their natural behavior, rather than it being … Continue reading A toy is just a toy…or is it?
https://www.kezi.com/content/news/Oregon-State-Police-hire-first-wildlife-crime-K-9-559990181.html K-9 Buck, OSP's newest member, is working to find illegal kills taken by wildlife poachers.
https://mailtribune.com/news/crime-courts-emergencies/rogue-river-highway-homicide-under-investigation Another police canine, K-9 Remco with Jackson County Sheriff's office, Oregon, has been used in the aftermath of a homicide, locating the suspect, who was then placed in custody.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nasa-black-hole-star-image-visualization-simulation-swallowing-planet-transiting-exoplanet-survey-satellite/ Now this is not dog related, but I thought that it was rather interesting. After all, life as we know it, does not revolve only around humans and our animal companions on this planet, known as Earth. We are a mere speck in this vast Universe.
So, you have a dog and you have finally decided what you want to train him in. How do you go about this? You can pay someone a hefty fee to train you and your dog, or an even heftier fee to train only your dog, but then that leaves you not understanding how to … Continue reading There’s More Than One Way to Train A Dog
Our weather is getting cooler, which makes for terrific tracking weather. Just like a working dog handler, to judge the weather by the dog’s work, huh? This time of year, I am always looking for new folks to lay a trail for my dog. I ask total strangers, whom I meet on the street. You … Continue reading The weather is getting cooler. Let’s T-R-A-C-K!!!
Today, with just about anything being classified as offensive or threatening, and potential for arrest by authorities, we must absolutely be mindful of exactly what we say or do. I have included here just such an example of that. Here is an interesting list of words that have the potential to land anyone on a … Continue reading Watch WHAT you say, and HOW you say it
https://rustyknight98.com/C5/C5.htm?fbclid=IwAR1w0EKGBq5-ZU6-3rYpKywfCV8ZBtRCKRPiD-Epp7biZd3sDYpeiAca1FY Imagine you are preparing to go out for the evening, when suddenly tragedy strikes. That tragedy could be an explosion, a mass shooting, an aircraft crash, where there is chaos and people running for their lives. This is not K-9 related. But I just thought that I would share this. This aircraft accident happened … Continue reading A truly sad and horrific day.
My tracking seminar eating my Hawaii trip. 😁❤️🐕
I was seriously, 100%, going to delete my Facebook account, going as far as scheduling Phoenix Working Dog page for deletion. The reason being, that I was just encountering so much drama, public shaming, and hate showing up in my newsfeed. After doing some administrative training and research for my website, I learned that social … Continue reading Phoenix Working Dogs is back on Facebook