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Category Archives: Poncho’s Adventures

Include Your Dog During Easter Celebration

April 20, 2011

Easter Sunday is upon us this weekend. This often means family, friends, celebration of Spring and all that is new. It also means candy! Which includes those gooey filled chocolate eggs, and other delectable treats for children of all ages to hunt, in and out of the home. Poncho and I wanted to send a gentle reminder to make sure you’re managing your environment, keeping all of those types of human yummy treats out of your dogs reach. And while safety is top priority for pets – through management of his or her environment – it doesn’t mean that your inquisitive canine can’t have some fun too! Ever since Poncho came into our lives we have celebrated this holiday weekend … Continue reading »

K9-PALS Great Ball Drop in Santa Barbara Positively Reinforcing Time for Dogs and Owners Alike

September 12, 2010

What a grand day is was for me and mom this past Saturday! We headed north to one of our favorite dog-friendly places: Elings Park in Santa Barbara. K9 PALS was hosting their second annual Great Ball Drop fund-raising event. Although mom is a certified professional dog trainer, there are times when she just likes to be a “dog mom” so she took me on a little mother-son date where we met lots of other dog guardians and their inquisitive canine‘s. We also saw some of mom’s dog training class students, and met some really wonderful people with awesome dog related businesses. There was the really cool doggy daycare facility called Diogi (I’d totally go there), the pet hospital La … Continue reading »

What am I a St. Bernard?

December 27, 2007

Bbbrr…’s downright cold here! What happened? Just yesterday dad and I were out playing in the big grassy field I love so much – just frolicking…chasing my tennis ball, barking at all of the wonderful trucks passing by. And now? Tucked deep in my little bed next to mom – good thing she has her nice indoor studio to teach her dog training classes and private dog training clients. Went out to potty like I’ve been taught, but heck, didn’t want to hang around outside – although the sun feels good the air is just too darn cold. How do those St. Bernard’s and Husky’s do it? Yikes! I guess I could wear one of those dorky outfits mom keeps … Continue reading »