Category Archives: australian shepherd

Talking With Dogs

As I am moving back into my role as teacher, not only through the upcoming Tricks class at Borderhauss Kennels but as a certified CATCH trainer mentor, I’m realizing how much nonverbal actions and consequences go into my daily routines.  … Continue reading

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Ms. Rip

It was a traumatic evening for Ms. Rip and me. I had let the horses out on the lawn while I cleaned stalls. The snow is almost gone due to the past four days of rain, and they were eager … Continue reading

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A Dog Story

As we walked down the driveway in the slanted evening light, I felt a bit sad watching Stewie come to terms with his disability. For a pup that was born with a hole in his head, he’s really not dumb … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap!

Ms. Rip finished her scenes for the Wayne State film, MY DOG RANIA last night in Detroit. Here she poses with her director, Marija. We had a bit of a challenge because Jess, the leading lady, is supposed to chase … Continue reading

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My Dog Rania

Another dream came true for me today, as one of my dogs got to be a movie star! Ripple is starring in, “My Dog Rania”, a short film about some med students who find the cure for a virus, with … Continue reading

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Cajun and Rip

They really want to play outside, but are trying to be patient!

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The Excellent Blog Award!

Many thanks to my fellow blogger, Gecko the Aussie, of Geckomusings, for the award! I am so honored. It’s funny too because I’ve had Australia on the brain a lot lately. My cousin who has a farm in New South … Continue reading

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