Glisten | May 2024

Glisten | May 2024

After trying out different types of work, Glisten has found that the working life of an AFD suits her best with her cuddly and outgoing personality. She has been working on building her new deployment skills of “go see” and “visit.” She’s doing a great job of shaping...
Glisten | April 2024

Glisten | April 2024

Glisten has made some great progress with retrieve in the last month! She can carry dumbbells and is now working on holding them while staying still. She is starting to get the hang of this! Glisten is really strong at “tug” now, and it was her favourite skill in...
Glisten | March 2024

Glisten | March 2024

Glisten has been coming along well with her skills this month! We’re unsure what career she would like, but she is having a blast working on all the special and everyday skills. Glisten has been working on strengthening her default leave it for things like food on the...
Glisten | February 2024

Glisten | February 2024

Glisten is a keen and quick learner! She is enjoying learning new skills and refining her obedience. This month, she worked on movement next to a power chair. She does well to work alongside it and has quickly picked up different positional cues for moving around it....
Glisten | January 2024

Glisten | January 2024

Glisten joined Ashley’s string this month! She has a very happy-go-lucky disposition and loves trying new tasks and cues. Glisten has been working on her body awareness and mechanics for cues like sit and stand to ensure she is in proper alignment which can be tricky...
Glisten | December 2023

Glisten | December 2023

This month, Glisten got to hang out with her new advanced sitter, and they made an amazing team and worked diligently together! Glisten is very eager to learn and spent the month practising her basic cues and learning new skills! She has made significant improvements...
Glisten | November 2023

Glisten | November 2023

This month, Glisten won over more hearts by coming into Advanced Training! Glisten has a calm demeanour, is motivated to work, and absolutely loves to cuddle, snore away and play with other dogs. When she was at the kennels, she adjusted perfectly here. She quickly...
Glisten | November 2023

Glisten | November 2023

Glisten explored all of the fall colours in Kitsilano this month. She went to watch a field hockey game and was much improved in her training (especially on loose leash walking and checking in as we walked).  Glisten has a fantastic personality – she absolutely...
Glisten | October 2023

Glisten | October 2023

Glisten has had another very busy month – she has been to Sooke with the family for Thanksgiving, been upstairs on the ferry, many plays at the dog park, my son-in-law did a photo shoot of her at Furry Creek, she has also been spayed and is now going into...
Glisten | September 2023

Glisten | September 2023

Glisten has had a busy month, been on many outings – her most exciting one was going to the indoor go-kart and watching my two grandsons and girlfriend race. Glisten just loves life in general, always happy and tail-wagging. Submitted by: Sue...
Glisten | August 2023

Glisten | August 2023

Glisten has had a very busy August – she has been to Sooke visiting with my daughter and her husband and my two grandsons. She went swimming with them and spent a lot of time together. A highlight of her month was going to the stables where a friend of mine is...
Glisten | July 2023

Glisten | July 2023

Glisten has had a good month, has been on lots of outings and loves to go swimming and go to the dog park and play with lots of dogs. Glisten and my golden retriever Zoe had a lot of fun together play fighting and playing tug of war. Submitted by: Sue...
Glisten | June 2023

Glisten | June 2023

Glisten has had a busy month – gone on lots of outings, swimming at the beach, playing at the dog park and keeping my other dog Zoe, company and playing with her. Submitted by: Sue...
Glisten | May 2023

Glisten | May 2023

Glisten has had a busy month – she had socialized with a baby, gone swimming in the ocean, gone to the dog park numerous times, and gone to restaurants and stores. She is a happy girl, and she has a great friend with my other dog Zoe.   Submitted by: Susan...
Glisten | April 2023

Glisten | April 2023

Woof woof! It’s me, the good girl doggo you were talking about earlier. I’ve been spending some time with a different sitter, and my human told me that I’ve been doing a pawsome job helping out with the sitter’s kiddos and being a good...
Glisten | March 2023

Glisten | March 2023

Hi friends! This month, I got to spend time with a puppy sitter and live the life of a UBC Campus Canine pup. I took naps during lectures, chewed on a new bone my sitter got me, went to a Campus Canine meeting, made a very successful grocery store run and went for a...
Glisten | February 2023

Glisten | February 2023

Glisten has had a very busy month – she has gone to high school basketball games, gone upstairs on the ferry to Victoria and back, visited my brother in Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria and was in the emergency room and his private room – she was so good...
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