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My partnership anniversary!

My partnership anniversary!

Seven years ago this week (in 2013) my mom and I graduated as a service dog team. We officially started Team Training on Monday the 4th and our graduation was on the following Friday the 15th. This was a very long-awaited and special time for both of us!  My mom and...
Another dog show and new titles!

Another dog show and new titles!

Just over a week ago my mom and I attended another obedience trial. We had a very fun and successful day! In my recent post, Dog show fun!, I told you about the two classes that we competed in. Well, my mom had entered us in those same two classes again in this show....
Dog show fun!

Dog show fun!

In my last post, Bath time! I told you about how I get monthly baths and sometimes how I get extra baths for special occasions. I got my most recent bath because my mom and I were going to a special event. At the end of that post, I gave you a little bit of a tease...
Sharing our story!

Sharing our story!

This past week my mom had the honor of doing an interview on the Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast. She tells about how she got in the wheelchair, her interest in competitive dog sports, training and competing from a wheelchair, and using a service dog. My favorite part was...
A service dog’s job is more than just tricks!

A service dog’s job is more than just tricks!

The tasks I do to help my mom are well-trained behaviors or in some ways just specialized tricks. Have you ever thought about these tasks that a service dog does to help their disabled partner? Many of them look like fancy tricks that a variety of dogs — maybe...