What a great weekend and a fun group of people and dogs. I would like to extend a special thanks to our host Carrie Lynn who owns Stonesthrow Arena & Stable. We are fortunate to have such a nice and versatile facility to use for our clinics. Second, a hearty thanks to all of you who came to my clinic. We were able to… Continue reading
Do As I Say, Not As I Do!
I went to gather about 25 head of steers and heifers the other day, each of them probably weighing in at 1000 pounds or more. I called my friend Rick and asked him to come along. I brought my two best dogs, Tyson and Hangin’ Tree Trap, a young dog for some training and I even brought an extra horse for Rick to ride. I also told Rick to… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Secure gates and good dogs!
How to make your day a lot shorter and easier
There are times when I don’t get to work my dogs much because I own Marvin’s Fencing and build a lot of fence for a living.
But any time I get a chance, I go help people gather cattle. This past week I was asked by a neighbor to help haul 4 loads of cows and calves and one bull… Continue reading
Bad Dog Behavior
Here is some advice for dog owners who let their dogs sniff on people when they come to the house to visit. There is no reason for this rude behavior. I feel that the person being sniffed on should either be allowed to make the dog stop by scolding it or slapping the owner. Or both!
Let’s say a lady drives up to somebody’s house and the man comes out… Continue reading
3 Loose Cows on Hwy 47 – Gaston, OR
It all started with a phone call from Jon; some cattle were loose and running around on hwy 47 near Gaston Oregon. This is never a good thing! Jon said he was headed that way with a stock trailer so I asked him if he needed me to bring my dogs and horse and he said sure. I loaded up my Quarter Horse Badger and 3 dogs, Tyson… Continue reading