Channel the Wildness!

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Last year Miles and I had a big year of agility. We progressed so much in such a short period of time that the ricochet of exhaustion and plateau that followed near the end of the action-packed year caught me off guard. In two posts, here and here, I talked about what I learned from the experience. One of the big things I realized was that my unstructured approach to our strongest skill…

The Saga of Miles’ Teeth: The Update

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Commenter Jamie posted on The Saga of Miles’ Teeth, asking me the following: My golden Obie broke his lower carnassial tooth. I was wondering what the long term effects of losing those teeth were. Like what does Miles’ mouth look like after extracting those teeth, does plaque occur on the opposing teeth, can miles chew/eat like normal not just soft…

When Miles Learned to Swim

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Last summer in August, my friend Emi and I went on a day trip. We visited a beach she goes to every summer, near the San Juan Islands. She emphasized to me before the trip that this was the beach where Racer learned to swim many years ago, and suggested that maybe this would be the place where Miles would learn…