Category Archives: the woof pack

Dogs – mine and other people’s – especially rescues, malinois, and belgians more generally.

Acceptance 2.0

(also published on the new website – check it out at http://www.asking-a-lot.com) Hawkitt was bitten by a bear yesterday. A friend checked in just now and asked how I’m doing. Well… I’ve been awake since 4 a.m. and ate lunch … Continue reading

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Updates and Pupdates

New and improved! A new website and a new home for the blog! I’m delighted to announce that http://www.asking-a-lot.com is live and almost finished. After publishing the book, I thought well heck: I guess I should have a website that … Continue reading

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Eternal puppies

Many years ago, I received some odd (and lousy) advice from a dog owner that, due to its oddness and badness, has stuck in my brain all these years. It didn’t make the cut, so it isn’t a chapter in … Continue reading

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Asking A Lot, #stayhome style

Take a shower. Get dressed. Stoke the fire. Make a To Do list. Staying home isn’t new to me. I’ve been living a modified #stayhome lifestyle for years. For me, it’s been both economic and psychological. If I go out, … Continue reading

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Of Dogs and Porcupines

A picture’s worth a thousand words. And when that picture is a trail camera photo of your porcupine-addicted dog standing calmly several feet away from a porcupine clambering into his den, it’s also worth a few hundred bucks in vet … Continue reading

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Bindi – Pupdates from the Trenches

It’s March and that means mud season is upon us. The pond is thawing and the opportunity to track critters in the snow is ending (although it is going out with a bang: I tracked an otter up and over … Continue reading

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The Cop Out – A Post for Trainers

It’s the first day of school, and you’re the teacher. You run a tight ship and the kids in your class do well. You know what you’re doing. This morning you are welcoming a new student into your classroom. You … Continue reading

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