Holy Moly been a wild few weeks of kennel renovation, international puppy pickups and travel. RYP is still in the process of new developments here on the property but our fancy new dog runs are officially up and running. Joining the foundation puppies in for training is a batch o handsome K9s in various stages of their board and train programs: GUNNER (malinois) : Gunner joins us from Billings! He is in for the next few weeks to dial in his leash communication and learn the v
RYP Roll Call : Mud Dogs Crew The long stubborn winter is finally loosening it’s grip and I have pockets of mud all over the property now. This is that time of year when being constantly dirty is just something to embrace not avoid. Muddy 🐾 and 🥾prints paint the dojo floor - I figure the bigger the mess each day, the more learning is going on haha. Meet the new recruits kicking off their board and train programs... ZOEY : (HeelerX) Zoey made the trip back down from Kalispel
Finally. Spring is beginning to rear it's glorious head as temps hover in the 30s. Icicles are dripping and the 8' berms surrounding the kennel have begun the slow decent into runoff (that being said anyone in the western MT area have a flamethrower? I wouldn't mind speeding up the process)...Joining me in these balmy double digits is a crew composed of new and familiar faces: REX (GSD) : Rex is currently up for adoption through Montana GermanShepherd BelgianMalinois Rescue.
I was once asked if ‘German Shepherds understood German commands better than English?’ (Short answer: No.) I’ve also been told about training outfits offering a ‘premium’ package to teach a dog in a secret code so no one could steal the dog by calling them in command. (opinion: code is not necessary for this security measure, nor should it cost more) Game of Thrones fan? Named your mastiff Khal Drogo? Train him in Dothraki! (Or elven for those LOTR fans…) Really, there is no
RYP ROLL CALL Snow storms and cold temps haven't stopped this fresh faced crew from putting in the reps at training camp today! VALKYRIE (GSD) : New recruit in from Kalispell, MT kicking off her on leash obedience program. This young girl has laser like focus and a super drive for training. BASIL (HoundX) : Basil had a great weekend home with his owner to practice their new skills! Now he's back for week 2 to keep the learning going! BELLA (Golden Doodle) : Bella made the tri