Ryder and I have moved on from fetching because I know, and he knows, that he is no retriever! (outside at least) For him to be fetching inside is a great accomplishment so I'm saying he passed in my books! We are now working on sitting pretty. When we adopted Ryder at 8/9 weeks old … Continue reading He’s Sitting Prettier Than Me!
So it's been awhile since I have updated on how my learning project is going. Since I live in Saskatchewan and it's winter, it's been freezing outside and not warming up. So it has been a challenge to go outside and practice Ryder's fetching skills. I finally had to bright idea to just practice inside! … Continue reading Finally Fetching! (Inside Anyways)
I don't know why I thought teaching a dog, that doesn't know how to fetch, how to fetch in the dead of winter. It seems like a task only a fool would do (haha!) Last week Ryder and I went out to a park by my house (cause my car wouldn't start!) I tried to use the … Continue reading Testing my Patience
The first thing that I wanted to teach my dog was how to fetch. I feel like this would be the hardest to teach him because there is absolutely NO RETRIEVER in him what to ever! He will chase a toy/ball/stick but he will not bring it back. It is a battle to get him … Continue reading Fetching
This is my puppy Ryder, he is a 10 month old Border Collie/Shepard mix. We rescued him from Bright Eyes Dog Rescue when he was 8 weeks old. He is a great dog! When we first got him he slept through the night and already knew how to sit. Some of his favorite things are … Continue reading Teaching my Dog New Tricks