I got to experience something called “Christmas” with my raiser this month. The house was filled with twinkly lights, mysterious boxes, and interesting smells. I learned that things that looked like toys might not actually be toys. Like the two friends who spent the month guarding one of my favourite napping places “in front of the fireplace.”

This “Christmas” thing also meant we had a couple of weeks’ break from training classes. But, my raiser still had me doing lots of practice with my cues.

Submitted by: Sandra Koziol