Posts tagged "agility"

Camp Dogwood, Encouraging the Bond and Doggone Fun

Camp Dogwood, Encouraging the Bond and Doggone Fun
Camp Dogwood co-founder Dave Eisendrath ¬†talks with me on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio about this unique camp for dogs and their people; listen HERE, The next camp is May 30 through june 2. There’s so much to do at camp….Swimming (for dogs), agility classes, book club meets to talk about the book... Read more »

Camp Dogwood: Barking Up Any Tree

Camp Dogwood: Barking Up Any Tree
Camp Dogwood is Fun (no accident on that capital ‘F’). All sorts of events and activities for dogs and their people. It really is a camp where dogs can partake in a wide variety of activities, from lure coursing (for sight hounds, or any other dog that wants to partake) to a marshmallow camp fire... Read more »

Memorial Day at Camp Dogwood

Outside the dining hall, they call this space the Barking Lot
I love Camp Dogwood, and am honored to speak there – there are a wide variety of activities (different strokes for different canines), everything from obedience instruction to participating (and getting tips from experts) on Frisbee disc, lure coursing and agility….there are even crafty things to do, beach games and conversations with a myriad of... Read more »
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Camp Dogwood, A DogGone Good Time

So what do people who attend dog camp look like? Most are in this group photo (though not having a wide angle lense, with apologies, I missed a few folks and some dogs).
If you love dogs, and visiting with others who love dogs -  Camp Dogwood camp sessions will make you wag your tail. Check out these images and you’ll get a sense of what it’s all about (photos shot May 28 and 29) 

Camp Dogwood, A DogGone Good Time

and relishing a good time
Doesn’t your dog deserve a vacation? And you too!  If you love dogs, this is absolute fun. It’s called Camp Dogwood, located in Ingleside, IL (North of Chicago, West of Grayslake), from May 27 through 30. It’s a camp for dogs – it’s where dogs can be dogs. I can’t list all the activities here,... Read more »

Bovine Agility

Once upon a time, the cow jumped over the moon. But today, some do far better! 
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WGN Radio Petcast: Cloud Star for Japan and Visiting Karen Pryor and the Clicker Expo

Listen HERE to the most recent PETCAST Japan is front and center in our minds, helping families matters. Like the U.S., the Japanese culture consider pets a part of their family. Cloud Star for Japan, Melissa Lapidus of Cloud Star — makers of all organic and all natural Buddy Biscuits and Buddy Wash (shampoo) announces... Read more »

Bowman's Have A Passion For Winning

Stan Bowman, he won a Stanley Cup….No big deal because his wife Sue wins at agility – and with Rottweiler’s. This video piece (and accompanying transcription) from CSN Chicago.com about Sue Bowman will be of interest to hockey fans, agility fans and Rottweiler fans.Sue also participates in rescuing Rotties, and is a member of the... Read more »

Camp Dogwood on Weekend Today Show

Jenna Wolfe of the Weekend Today Show visits our own Camp Dogwood….while the segment, is fun – it doesn’t exactly capture the feel of dog camp. Truly, it’s a chance to enhance the bond you have with your best friend (and meeting others who feel the same about their best friends) .  Visit msnbc.com for... Read more »
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Camp Dogwood on the Today Show

It’s where dogs can be dogs, our own Camp Dogwood (in Ingleside, IL) will be featured Sunday, July 18 on the Weekend Today Show. Watch reporter Jenna Wolfe play with dogs. Jenna, according to her bio, is multi-lingual but can she speak dog? As for Camp Dogwood – it’s an amazing experience….no matter what your... Read more »