Author Archives: Helen

About Helen

I'm a Southern California living in South Florida. I've been here for 10 years as of October 1, 2007. No matter where I live, I'm a dog lover, and my breed is the Dobermann Pinscher of the Working Group. I am also fond of the Australian Shepherd of the Herding Group. My life revolves around my dogs, which is something those family members of mine don't understand. So I'm an island in that respect, but have built friendships with those who are doggie lovers and respect the canine as much as I do. Some do rescue, some train in, compete in, and judge AKC trials. The common thread is our dogs are family.

Happy Easter 2009

The only one who looks spectacular in this picture is the grand DoberDame herself, Baby.  She planned it that way.  She kept turning her head to the side, and I had to call her name over and over – thinking … Continue reading

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Raven Rocks and I Roll!

Raven rocks! She did a fantastic job at the DOCOH agility trial on March 28 and 29.  This was both our first times ever in an agility ring, and we qualified in all four runs under judge Roger Eiermann.  Our … Continue reading

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Observations from Our Inaugural Agility Trial

In an agility exercise in class one night, our teacher Jeff, ran our group through a series of seven jumps. Raven and I learned many variations a team could do with seven jumps. Halfway through one of the variations, Raven … Continue reading

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Please Vote For Lilian

WhY? 1. She’s a beautiful Dobie and her eyes are bewitching. 2. Look at the 1st place winners so far. No black dogs! 3. When Lilian wins first place in week 9, we gain entrance into the finals. The winner … Continue reading

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Luigi’s RN – 03-14-09

Luigi Schwarzmann finished his third Rally Novice leg at the Fort Lauderdale Dog Show and Trial with a 95 and a 3rd place.  This was no foo-foo course.  This judge set the course like a good novel would read.  Lots … Continue reading

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