Monthly Archives: July 2011

Widget’s Wonderful World of Week 7 Puppy Class

I am sorry I am writing this late.  I had a rough weekend as I was in a car with an INSANE driver – who was driving me to a doctors appointment out of town.  And no, I wasn’t hitch … Continue reading

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FOURTH Puppy Class with Widget ! ! !

I am supper happy with Widget and how great he gets along with other dogs. He is super confident and when another dog asks him to pack away he does! WAY TO GO WIDGET!! We then did some sit stays, and it was here that I realized how much energy this pup has. I ask him to sit and he jumps up into the air with as much force as he can and then gently lands in a sit!! I wish it was on camera Continue reading

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Anxiety Attacks and the City Bus

I have recently been taking the city bus everywhere I need to go.  I have never enjoyed the bus and now I  am understannding why.  Ever since my car accident on April 12, 2011 I  have gone without a car.  … Continue reading

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Just A Dog ? ? ?

This is quite the link.  I find extremely fascinating on how “just a dog” can really impact a person’s life.  Imagine what “just a dog” can do for you. Service dogs are a lot more than “just a dog” they … Continue reading

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Third REAL Session

WEEK FIVE OF PUPPY CLASS!! As I mentioned in my earlier post, I had arrived at Dogs in the Park not realizing it was the holiday weekend. It frustrated me immensely, but I was able to get over it. I … Continue reading

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Third Puppy Class!!

Although I mention it’s my THIRD puppy class with Widget.  We are actually working on week 5 of 8 classes.  I’m a little bit dizzy again today, as I have been working on my apartment/condo and organizing it and rearranging … Continue reading

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Counseling session number 2

I’m on my way my counseling session right now.   I am really happy to have these sessions.  It is a requirement for us to have support within our community and not just relying on the service of the dog or … Continue reading

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