Well my first full week back at work and I loved every second of it, not only was I up to my normal daytime activities of walking/pet sitting and 1-2-1 training but classes started up again this week. After a month away from classes all those returning dogs did amazingly well. I then had two brand new classes start up with lots of new dogs and owners to meet.
I got to meet some new dogs and owners who are in need of daytime services like walking. I am happy arrange a meet and greet with you and your dog at a time to suit where we can both meet and discuss your needs, which of course is free of charge.
I have also arranged a date for the first workshop of the year. So if anyone is interested in attending the clicker workshop it will be held on Wednesday 27th January in Rusper. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for full details.
I have also found a suitable first aid course which I will be attending in February. This is a one day course to learn all of the below so t...
What a year 2015 has been. Usually I get to the end of a year and think….”well not much has happened, everything is the same”. Not this year! At the beginning of the year my dogs started in Grade 2 at agility and one is now Grade 4! He has even placed second in a national league and will get a lovely bit of crystal in a few weeks to really round off his collection for 2015. I am so proud of him.
I completed my Diploma in Dog Behaviour, it’s been a bit of a labour of love trying to fit it in around all my training commitments but that is what distance learning is all about, so I’m now choosing my next course. I’ve also joined the Kennel Club Accredited Instructors scheme. Although it will take a while to build my portfolio and become a fully fledged accredited instructor it is a goal out there that I can reach and be proud of, so watch this space.
I also qualified as an Agility Club Approved Instructor First class, which was something I never ever dream...