Canadian Doubles

In tennis, when two players compete against a single opponent it’s called “Canadian Doubles.” It’s a fun skill game or it’s a necessary weighting of the sides in order to ensure a fairer competition.  Around these parts we also can call 2 vs 1, “Penny Doubles” Whether siblings, playmates or two pups who just met – …

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A Dog Becomes A Dog

There’s a so-bad-it’s-good early 90’s movie called Encino Man. It’s about a caveman living in modernity. The well intentioned cave man is of course ignorant of all social customs and he struggles to fit in. This weekend we hosted Doc, my brother’s 8ish-year-old pointer rescue, and it felt like we were filming a movie called Encino Dog. We don’t know …

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Dog (Apartment) Agility

Penny and I had our first agility class last week. It was an incredible experience, but like all things educational, the most crucial component is practicing what you’ve learned in class back at home. Normally, Penny’s agility around the apartment takes one of two forms. There’s “Naptime Agility” where Penny sneaks, slithers and scampers for the …

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Headed West

Between hosting Thanksgiving and attending my cousin’s wedding, I had a whirlwind, packed week back in NJ. Speaking of whirlwinds, the pups had a pretty good time too. This three pup circus romped themselves silly all week To keep things fair, Eko often acted as referee And of course we soaked up as much time …

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