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Vicki Ronchette shares her crossover story!

As many of you know, I have hopes that Cuba will earn his championship in conformation someday.  It is my intent to pursue this goal with positive training, and California-based trainer Vicki Ronchette, author of Positive Training for Show Dogs … Continue reading

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Daphne Robert-Hamilton Shares the Story of Her Crossover Dobies!

My journey to positive training was a hard lesson learnt. In early 1992, I decided to pursue horse riding/training (English/Dressage)as my new career path. I did a brief apprenticeship with Tex-Overfarms in Conroe, Texas and then hooked up with a … Continue reading

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Trainer Debi Davis dishes on her crossover experience

Debi Davis is one of my favorite Facebook friends.  She is a powerhouse of training knowledge and admittedly raunchy humor, just my kind of lady.  Recently, while reading one of the best sites for clicker training information on the web, … Continue reading

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Failure Hurts

Not long ago, I posted an entry to the Project Monte blog called Thanks for the gift, boy. When I was in the deepest throes of missing my angel, he sent me a Saint Bernard client so like him they … Continue reading

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Shadow Mountain’s Victory for Monte

It’s been quiet on Project Monte recently. Two weeks ago, I traveled to Oregon to bring a new Saint Bernard puppy into the Lomonaco home. Our new puppy is named Cuba (affectionately, Cuba Gooddog Jr.), after the town in New … Continue reading

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I Will

This song makes me think of my boy too.  Forgive the video editor, who spelled “instermental” instead of “instrumental” and enjoy this beautiful song from Allison Krauss.

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Thanks for the gift, boy

Not long ago, I had sat thinking to myself, “you know, I’ve never had a Saint Bernard client before.” Last week, my business partner Steve Benjamin of Clicking with Canines called and asked me if I had been interested in … Continue reading

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