Having driven from upstate New York to AKC/Eukanuba in Long Beach, Calif., twice and to Portland, Ore., for the Belgian Tervuren National this year, I have visited a number of rest stops along the main routes. Let me share some wisdom and observations. When traveling through the Southwest, a friend advised me to not let… read more
Fairy ‘Tails’ Can Come True!
If you show in conformation, you daydream. The dreams start small – maybe I can at least be second out of my class of three! And then, dreams grow – maybe I can win my class! Maybe I can get the points or even someday go BOB. With time, the dreams take on a life… read more
Truffle Dogs Work to Pay Their Way to Agility National
When Kristin Rosenbach’s two agility dogs qualified for the Cynosport World Games competition, she looked at the budget with dismay. The trials will be held October 23 – 27 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Her rescue Border Collie, Callie, and her Belgian Tervuren, Da Vinci (officially Snowflower Thyme Flies) had qualified in Steeplechase/Performance Speed Jumping and might… read more
Jenny Greger: Junior Musher on the Move
While the “official” Iditarod dominates dog sledding news, the Junior Iditarod for 2013 is over and done. The junior race covers 150 miles of the same type of Alaskan wilderness as the adult race, and one junior girl from Montana is making her mark in the mushing world. Jenny Greger recently finished her third Junior… read more
Good Boy, Doc!
A recent weekend saw a big four-day cluster in upstate New York – the Wine Country circuit. Our first ever litter of Belgian Tervurens was not quite 7 months old, and five of the pups were making their conformation debuts. The results from the weekend were an incredible tribute to my daughter’s research in doing the… read more