Day 2: Arrival

Turns out, Trace is pretty much fine. He saw a vet this morning and they found some upper respiratory problems. I feared the¬†worst: heartworm (he had all the symptoms). Luckily, that came back negative. This whole ordeal just feels like an overreaction on my part, but it got me to understand, however neurotic we may…

Day 1: Expectations

As I drove from Greencastle to Buffalo I had plenty of time to think about what I expect out of this trip. I came to the idea that I choose not to expect anything in particular. Sure, I want to learn and I hope to address some of the things going on in my dogs’…

Greencastle to Newfane

The day finally arrives tomorrow as I depart to Vermont. Stay tuned daily as I blog my way through this experience!

Immediate feeling from my heart…

There’s a saying out there I often use both in my practice and personally: “when people show you who they are, believe them.” So that got me thinking and feeling, “when your dog shows you who you are, believe him.” Blessings. Scott

A Journey With Trace

I made a quick video with Trace last evening during a training session. I now realize I need to invest in either 1) a stationary camera I can set up with a tripod or have my wife hold it or 2) get one of those cameras you can mount on a hat or helmet. I mention the…

You gotta start somewhere…

First off, my writing may take some getting used to: I can ramble and I can be wordy. Graduate school got too far away from me. Oh well, I’ll get better at it, no worries… So here I am, having just turned 28 at the beginning of the month and I ask myself “where am…