Our new chapter begins

Chief’s second birthday was last Monday. I love birthdays. They are fun, celebratory, and meant to make the person (or dog) feel loved. I felt so sad on Chief’s birthday. Our time with our dogs is so short, and every passing year reminds me of that fact. This year, I made the choice to do […]

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I Don’t Train Vinny

I constantly talk about training Chief and Chickie. They have a very consistent schedule most days. Everyday includes 10-15 minutes of structured training then we train situationally throughout the day. I often post videos to my Instagram story of training sessions with Chickie, and receive tons of messages about Chief being silly in the background

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“But, Did you die?”

Up until a few years ago I was an extremely active member in the Crossfit community. I ended up with a back injury that forced me to walk away from the sport, but I still admire the mentality of the athletes that show up to challenge themselves physically and mentally. A popular saying in the

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Chickie comes home

Since the day Chief came home, I started training immediately. I was so anxious to do “all the things”. Every month he aged I felt excited to be closer to working towards our goals. The puppy days flew by and suddenly we were competing in sports, hiking big trails, and running miles together. I am

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