Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Free Run and a Vet visit

too much snow and ice to work Jasmine again today, so I went with the instructor to register Jasmine with my local vet. Jasmine’s been a bit wary of the vet following an illness that she had when she was … Continue reading

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The Pet Shop Boys at the NIA

Went to see the pet shop Boys at the National Indoor arena in birmingham last Friday. they were brilliant. they played a mixture of their old hits and some meterial from their latest album which is really good. They finished … Continue reading

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Gide Dog Training On Hold

Since I last wrote about the training, nothing much has happened as it snowed fairly heavily on Sunday and it has now turned to ice. Living on a hill has made it impossible to go out with Jasmine. I certainly … Continue reading

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Guide Dog Training Day 25 – Back on Track

having spoken to the instructor about Jasmine’s work yesterday, we concentrated on the walk to work this morning, paying particular attention to the two drop kerbs that I keep missing. We went over it a few times, both on the … Continue reading

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Guide dog Training Day 24 – A dip in confidence

I had to attend a meeting at work this morning so my instructor decided to watch me do the route to work. this Jasmine did well apart from one or two minor errors, and a bit of prompting over the … Continue reading

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guide Dog Training Day 22 – Qualified!

I wondered if I was being followed by more than my instructor this morning when I did the block route around the shops again and wasn’t given any help when I passed a crossing by mistake and was left to … Continue reading

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Guide Dog Training Day 19 – Considerable Improvement

My plan today was to do my first walk then have one of those “I’m-very-concerned-about-this-dog” chats with the instructor on our return. However, I took Jasmine out with a radio again and did the block route with the shops that … Continue reading

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