Thursday, November 5, 2009

Massey and Me

Massey is my 4yr old aussie shepherd, we have gone through a lot of ups and downs together training wise, mainly because I did not fully "get" her.
I would get upset when she became distracted in our training sessions: now I understand that she is not being bad, it is just her coping mechanisms when I put too much pressure on her.
With the help of my agility instructors they have shown me what I need to do for Massey, together we are working as a true team, it is a great feeling to have your dog work with you, especially with all the frustration I have had in the past.
I now know how it can be working with her and look forward to our future as a team.
Kinda soppy I know, but it is how I feel.

Monday, November 2, 2009

About the blog name

Many of you might be wondering about the name "save the ladybird", and while I do not have a great answer the answer is; I have always loved ladybirds (ladybugs) , and always feel myself quite fortunate when I see one.
I was out for lunch a couple of days ago w/ some friends and found one inside the restaurant, I was mortified that they were wanting to squish it, after I rescued it from them I set it free outside in the safety of a potted tree.
On Sunday morning I happily showed my husband another ladybird inside our house, he too wanted to squish it, but after a discussion common sense prevailed and the ladybird was allowed to remain in the safety of our house.
So that is the reason behind my blog name and next time you see a ladybird you will think of me. :0)

is there a Veterinarian in the house?

is there a Veterinarian in the house?