Pupdate – Week 13

13 Weeks Today over lunch I decided to play some games with Epic using both a fleece tug and cookies as rewards. I rewarded her for offering stand and downs, for walking beside me and for coming to find me if I hid out of sight while she was distracted. I am making a veryContinue reading “Pupdate – Week 13”

Pupdate – Week 12

12 Weeks, 1 Day Weight: 11.8kg (26lbs) Today our puppy adventure involved a trip to a vet clinic – our very own vet clinic. Although Epic has been to the clinic, I like to take her frequently for low stress visits. A weekly visit for a weigh-in to monitor her weight is perfect and theContinue reading “Pupdate – Week 12”

Pupdate – Week 11

11 weeks Today, Epic and I worked on some conformation basics. While my main goals with Epic involve sport venues, I am looking forward to giving the breed ring a try. I see it as another set of skills for us to learn and another adventure to share. My friend Kathy brought me some puppyContinue reading “Pupdate – Week 11”

Pupdate – Week 10

10 weeks, 1 Day Weight: 9.2 kilograms (~20lbs) Today was Epic’s second day of Puppy Adventure Camp where she got to play with Cooper (Labrador Retriever) Darra (West Highland White Terrier) and the new puppy, Hudson (welsh Terrier). Cooper and Darra were up for a wrestle but Hudson, who is about 4 days younger thanContinue reading “Pupdate – Week 10”

Pupdate – Week 9

9 weeks I finally decided to introduce Epic and Bear off leash without any barrier between them. Bear is not the most social dog out there. He does not play at daycare because he does not seem to tolerate anything from any dog and on top of that, he seems to have go to extremesContinue reading “Pupdate – Week 9”