Jake is 10
~and Much Loved!
This is Lindsay, and we purchased our wonderful dog Jake (Pepper x Blue litter) from you in Fall of 2008. He’s almost 10 now, and we just love him to pieces. We’re considering adding another pup to the family and of course, wanted to come back to you. Our daughters are 6 and 8 this year and they absolutely adore Jake. He’s the best dog we’ve ever had!
I’ve attached a couple of Jake’s agility pictures from last summer too. He seemed to really enjoy it.
Thank you, Lindsay. We look forward to working with you again. We hope the experience is equally rewarding. We are thrilled Jake has been such a great family member. We especially love the agility photos, but all four photos are excellent.
Fellig Updates Us
~He is on Facebook Too!
It’s quickly coming up to the two-year anniversary of meeting The Mummy at Boise airport and knowing she was all MINE! She has given me all kinds of loving nicknames – Monster, Fidgety Fee, The Terrorist, Worse Dog EVER, and in exchange I have shown my appreciation by biting, body slams, practicing my ‘downward dog’ on her thighs when she least expects it, ripping out the screen door, and reworking the garden’s landscaping. I know she’s just joking when she says she’s going to send me back to The Grandma or put me to sleep.
But a few months ago she took me to a big warehouse in the eastern reaches of the Coachella Valley and introduced me to a life-changing activity. Now, I must admit that despite everything, I have the best The Mummy. She has spent thousands of those dollar thingies sending me to an amazing day camp facility, gives me the BEST dead animal parts, and puts up with me hogging the bed, but this is beyond anything she has done and has quickly made me want to give up my less desirable habits.
The warehouse is full of this amazing equipment – tires to jump through, planks to walk along, tables to sit on, A frames to launch over, and a curious device called a teeter-totter. While the other dogs shied away from using the equipment, I embraced it – show me how it works, The Mummy, and I will conquer the concept on the second go! Don’t bother about baiting me with treats – I’ll do it for FREE!
I cannot WAIT for each Sunday! Last week we brought home two certificates that prove I am the BOMB! And guess what? Last week The Mummy took me to my first ‘scent’ class! A bunch boxes and puzzles strew around the warehouse where the trainer thinks she is hiding treats from me. Pah! Doesn’t she know I can smell a drop of blood in five gallons of water?! I’m going to LOVE this!
Wow! Another Agility Weimar report. This time a Blue Boy! And now you are moving into the nose work–excellent stuff. A lot better than the garden bulldozer status you were excelling at. Every Weimaraner needs a job, and it can vary according to the lifestyle and temperament of the Weim and their human. Thank you, Fellig for taking the time to write with your busy schedule.
Happy With herself
~ From Jan (July 3, 2017)
Willow qualified in all three Agility trials with three perfect scores of 200!!!
UKC Best-In-Show and High-In-Trial Champion Sunstar Willow of OwyheeStar, AKC Canine Good Citizen, AKC Novice Trick Dog, UKC Rally Obedience I, UKC Agility I, Therapy Dog International certified!
Congratulations Willow! We know your Mama will be sending an official update but today we celebrate with you.
Gob at 7….still a pup in so many ways!
Well I thought I would give you a little write up. Gob will be 7 this summer and it still feels like he is a pup! His mannerisms haven’t seemed to change, he still has his moments that I like to think of as “blonde moments”!
Gob in Agility
Last year we started taking agility classes in Eagle, ID, just to play around and get him out of the house. (Click here to see two videos and to read more about Gob’s agility success.) Gob took to it so fast! We are learning a whole lot and our dynamic has never been stronger. I love that he is more prone to ask me for direction rather than just do what he wants ( there are still those times though too). We will probably be competing in July over in Caldwell just to see what happens. Our trainer is amazed at how “old” Gob is and how quick he is learning and moves. I have had to take notes from a top level border collie trainer to figure out how to stay ahead!
Note: Kari and Gob agility train (with Mary Hunter) at Dogs A’ Flying in Eagle. For more information, call Mary @ 208-938-2300.
Just recently Gob got cut on some barbwire when we were hiking. He didn’t yelp or slow down one bit! He had to be stapled up (I love Snake River Vet), he kept a great attitude the whole time he was to be quite.
Kurt the Doberman Brother
This winter Gob got a “little doberman brother”, Kurt. However Kurt is now much bigger than Gob, but is really great at taking chain of command. Gob is super patient and has really shown Kurt the ropes.
Gob — All around good-guy
Again, I can’t say how much I appreciate this dog! He is a great pace setter for my running, guard dog, nanny and all around good guy. Weimar are a special treat to anyone who gets one and I can’t imagine not having my big beautiful blue boy.