Facetime

June 28, 2018

FacetimeI don’t know Nichole Nordeman, but I love this post!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Nominations for AKC Hero Awards Open Through July 31st

June 27, 2018

To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Nominations are now open and winners will be announced in fall 2018. [Read more]

NATION’S TOP OBEDIENCE AND RALLY DOGS TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN WILMINGTON, OH

June 20, 2018

AKC-NATIONAL-OBEDIENCE-CHAMPIONSHIP-2018-OHIO-EDIT-PURPLE-LETTERSSit. Down. Stay. Come. Heel. This June 29th-July 1st, some of the best-behaved and most highly-trained dogs in the nation will meet at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, to compete in the AKC National Obedience Championship® and the AKC Rally National Championship®.

Obedience trials demonstrate a dog’s ability to follow specified routines in heeling, jumping and retrieving as directed by the handler. All contestants in a class are required to perform the same exercises in essentially the same way, so that the relative quality of the various performances may be scored. [Read more]

True Independence

June 18, 2018

We don’t need no stinkin’ humans!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Friday Funny: Gardening Assistant

June 15, 2018

digging

They say you’re supposed to let your kids help in the garden so they will want to eat veggies. Wonder if that works with dogs?

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Air Bud in the NBA?

June 5, 2018

Air BudI don’t follow the NBA too closely, but since I live near Cleveland, it’s hard not to be swept up in the excitement. I love that Air Bud wants to play for the Cavs!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

RIP K-9 Baron

June 2, 2018

K9 BaronThe Boone County, MO Sheriffs Department sadly announced late last week that K-9 Baron had died during a training exercise. The German Shepherd had faithfully served the department since 2012. He was 8.5 years old.

Rest easy, Baron. Others will take the watch from here. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Prison Dog Program

May 31, 2018

I love programs that allow low-security risk inmates to raise and train dogs because they serve two great functions: rehabilitating inmates who may have never done anything positive before, and keeping dogs out of shelters. This video shows one such program from the Fulton County jail in Atlanta, Georgia.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Will Work for Belly Rubs

May 24, 2018

Ever have one of those days where you just couldn’t get inspired to go to work? Check out K-9 Jango Fett of the Anne Arundel County Sheriff Department, who just needed a little extra motivation to get in the car.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

National Police Week

May 15, 2018

rp_K-9-Pseudo-BPD-350x261.jpgNational Police Week is May 13th – 19th. Have you hugged a K-9 today?

To all police officers, but especially the K-9 handlers: have a safe week!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

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