Monthly Archives: January 2014

Roadwork


Originally posted on Paws Abilities:
Roadwork involves training your dog to trot alongside a bike, golf cart, or other vehicle. Bicycle roadwork is required for the Schutzhund AD (endurance test) for a distance of 12.5 miles, but even dogs who…

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I Love Winter!!!


#snow #winter #nature A post shared by Steve Dakhe (@sdakhe) on Jan 31, 2014 at 8:28am PST

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Repost from http://www.germanwatchdogs.com/ … “Power of Protection”


Many people do not understand protection and Schutzhund training for dogs. A common misconception is that dogs are trained to be vicious. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Proper protection/bite work teaches a dog an appropriate time and way … Continue reading

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Eat like a Roman!!! Oxtail Stew Roman Style recipe


I love history and Ancient Rome is one my favorite periods. I always wondered what people ate in ancient times. I found this recipe in several forms on the internet. This is a simple and hearty dish that will make … Continue reading

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How to Break up a Dog Fight


Originally posted on Paws Abilities:
I witnessed my first dog fight in an agility class. I was 17 years old, and was taking my parent’s obnoxious adolescent Labrador to classes, which I earned through apprentice work with the trainer. One of…

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I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, skip the movie and read the book


I, Robot by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars This classic is an engaging and fun read. Being more then 60 years old, the sci-fi part of it is not as amazing as it would have been during … Continue reading

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Brown Belt promotion … Another step in my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey


On January 10th 2014 I was honored to be promoted to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt by the legend himself Marcelo “Marcelinho” Garcia at Marcelo Garcia Academy NYC I am honored to be promoted to BJJ Brown Belt by Marcelo Garcia. I … Continue reading

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Review of Jack London’s “Call of the Wild and White Fang” and why I think it should be classified as a dog training guide


The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London My rating: 5 of 5 stars Classic and a great read!!! I read it long time ago as a child and in Russian. Reading it this time, as an adult, makes … Continue reading

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Chicken and Kale Bibimbap … Easy and great cold weather treat


This delicious and easy recipe is a lot of fun to make and is perfect for cold weather evenings. We have modified it slightly. For the lack of Korean stone bowls we used a wok to prepare 3 portions together. … Continue reading

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Repost: Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon


I have been drinking water with lemon every morning for past 3 months. I am not sure if it has any major benefits but it does make me feel more hydrated and gives a nice sense of balance in the … Continue reading

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