What Do You Look For When You Walk Your Dog

We only pay attention to a small part of what’s in front of us. For some of us, it’s a very small part. We focus on what’s important to us and filter out what’s not. So what are you focusing on when you walk your dog? And what do you filter out? Things Dogs Find […]

The Puppiness Project – Learn to Focus

Gretchen Rubin wrote in The Happiness Project about the year she spent “test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happy.” The Puppiness Project is my attempt to learn the same from Honey, my Golden Retriever. A Dog With a Job Honey always has to work […]

K9 Nose Work – Focus and Do One Thing at a Time

Honey failed last night. She tried to do more than one thing at a time.  Then found she couldn’t do anything well. Last night Honey had her fourth K9 nose work class. We’ve advanced from hiding treats in boxes for her to find and now Honey is expected to find treats randomly hidden in a […]

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