GOTCHA DAY! May 19, 2018

Since I’ve told Maisie’s story here before, and all over social media as well, I’ll just share a few pictures here today to commemorate the day my life was changed for the better in SO many ways! From a starving Mama dog on a short heavy chain in the sleet with 6 babies when she …
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Monday Maisieness – April 25, 2022 Edition

I hadn’t planned to write about Maisie today – well, I had, but didn’t have anything new to write…until tonight. As I’ve moved to the davenport from the bedroom to spend my days I seem to wear a different pair of slippers or crocs or whatever each time. Then, for some reason, I leave them …
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Maisie Monday – March 21, 2022 Edition: No, Maisie Isn’t Perfect!

By the way I always talk about Maisie and everything she does, it would seem that she is the perfect service dog and companion. However, she does have her flaws (as do we all)! I think her main problem is due to her breeding. Her background is mostly herding and guardian breeds, with some hunters …
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Maisie Monday – March 14, 2022 – Photos!

As I just explained in my latest update I don’t have the time to do a proper Maisie post today. So here are some recent photos for you to enjoy :). (And the chewed up cushion on the chair? Yup, she did that! When she first came home with us and was living in a …
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Maisie Monday – General Training Concepts

This may be the first time I’ve trained my own service dog – it’s the first time I’ve needed one! – but it isn’t the first dog I’ve trained, by far. And my training methods aren’t based upon anything but my instincts and my desire to have a great relationship with my dogs. 40 years …
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Maisie Monday – Feb 21, 2022 Edition

As mentioned in my earlier News and Updates message I am going to do a few Maisie Mondays. And rather than go back and repeat Maisie’s story and how we came to be a team, you can follow these links to get the backstory: GOTCHA Day – Something Very Cool Happened Yesterday! I plan to …
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Friday Fotos (šŸ˜…) Dec. 3, 2021

OK, I’m not sure if Friday “Fotos” will be a thing or not. But I had a few to share from this week, and today is Friday, so… First are some pics of wildlife you can scroll through. These are taken through my window, as usual, hence the quality takes a bit of a hit. …
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