Herding is my favorite dog sport! There is nothing quite like the thrill of developing a true partnership with your dog, performing a job that has been done by people and dogs for hundreds of years. In today’s busy city life, having the chance to get out to the country to work stock can be therapeutic for you and your dog. Just be sure to get a good trainer! Book review: “Aussie Herding: Interviews with Top Australian Shepherd Stockdog Trainers” Link: https://www.amazon.com/Aussie-Herding-Interviews-Australian-Shepherd-ebook/dp/B00LCQHSP6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490709380&sr=8-1&keywords=aussie+herding+de+la+cruz Aussie Herding provides interviews with some of the top Australian Shepherd herding trainers in the U.S. Read what they have to say aboutRead More →

Summer is coming and travel plans are being made!  Traveling with your dog can be very enjoyable.  Listen to this Podcast for tips for traveling with your dog and make the best of your trip. Traveling with your dog can be a glorious time, but it makes sense to be prepared. Take time before you go to listen to this Podcast for tips and suggestions on making the most of your vacation. Book review: The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: An Adventure with Sixten Sheep, Three Dogs, Two Donkeys, and Me By Jon Katz. Link When Jon Katz adopted a border collie named Orson, his wholeRead More →

Losing a dog can be heart-breaking. Often we feel isolated or ridiculed when grieving the loss of our best friend. In this Episode we talk about how normal this grieving process is and ways to manage your grief. Book review: Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean  Amazon Link “One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal). He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from abandonedRead More →