Kennel club hosts dog training center open house: Scott County Kennel Club will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the club’s dogtraining facility at 2002 W. River Drive, Davenport.
There will be demonstrations in agility, obedience, rally and conformation. Guests are encouraged to bring their own dogs and have some fun on the agility equipment.
Professional dog trainer Leslie Garbutt Vielma clicks her training clicker to get Goober to follow her commands at the RGV K9 Training Centre in Edinburg. He wags his tail as he intently waits for her instruction.
A few months ago, Goober was just another face peering from the bars of a kennel at the Palm Valley Animal Center in Edinburg.
Not long ago I wrote about the breeds I miss seeing, those that used to be more popular but no longer caught the fancy of the general public. It wasn’t an argument for those breeds to start filling the veterinary offices again — raging popularity has never been good for any breed — but rather a nostalgic yearning for the wonderful pets I saw more of at the very beginning of my veterinary career.
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DRIVE IS ON FOR DOGS: Julie Parker, Rocky Mountain training/" title="View more posts about Dog Training here"Dog Training, left, works with clients Keiki Tacub and Brenda Tacub and their puppy, Kai, on Wednesday. Parker has started an effort to collect toys and supplies for dogs living at Every Creature Counts, a no-kill shelter in Fort Lupton.