News, fresh off the Farm

Just in time for the shorter days, we have new LED lighting for the agility field as well as general area lighting along the building. "Let there be light. And there was light. And it was good."

Let there be light

Bazyl has been a good boy, almost a great boy. He went to a Conformation show and brought home some more points. Up to 9 now, just need 1 more. I need to update his picture, if I can get him to hold still. Debby has him in Sprinter as well as getting legs for his PCD. And slowly building agility skills, get the muscles and the brain to develop at a steady and equal pace.

Kalling All Kale

And if anyone wants fresh kale please let me know before it gets dug under. Stay Safe.

Coming Attractions

The CKC has approved Rally & Obedience trials for the Poodle Club of Canada. November 06-08 - one day of Rally and two days of Obedience, two trials per day. The Premium is now available. Entry is open. Online entry instructions at Note: Rally still accepting entries. Obedience is full in all trials with substantial wait lists for Saturday and Sunday.

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Our next CARO Rally Trial is October 04 with guest Judge Neil Slack. Special COVID precautions, but a return to a full slate of regular Individual and Brace classes with a few Working at the end of the day. Entry is full. If you want to see what you missed, or just want to see the Premium, click on Next Trial. Sarah Hughes is here November 22, watch for the entry to open shortly after Thanksgiving.

Recovery Room

Things are starting to re-open more. Debby, Michaela, Mel and Whitney are all back with individual lessons. We have a procedure for cleaning any equipment that is touched, and there is space in the schedule to limit the amount of overlap and interaction between lessons and students.

Agility is open

A full set of rubberized contact equipment, weaves, jumps and tunnels. We have plenty of tunnel bags and are running evaluations on our new breakaway tire jump. Our facility has approval from UKI to be used for your UKI At Home Trials. If you would like to use our facility, please use the contact form and Debby will be happy to help you.

Health & Lifestyle

Sometimes you own something for so long you forget that it ever came with instructions. And when it starts to act goofy, you just chalk it up to age and think about getting a replacement. Which as I have already said, is poor logic - "don't complain that they don't make things the way they used to when you have already thrown the thing they used to make in the trash." I have an E-Zee Wrap cling film dispenser in the kitchen, holds the big 1000' rolls. Maybe 20 years old, maybe more. I bought a fresh roll the other week, and noticed the "Maintenance Hints". Guess what. Followed the 3 steps, now the dispenser dispenses as good as new.

According to the schedule, Roxane is here on 06 October and Dixie is making regular visits as well. The full schedule for 2020 is updated and available for your viewing. More info.


DoorsOur first CARO Trial since the restrictions were lifted is done. It was a hot day, but short due to the limited entry as we learned together how to run an event under the current circumstance. For highlights from this and past CARO events and the coming dates Check out our CARO calendar.

Our CKC Events page is complete for 2020. For event details, Check out our CKC calendar.


Poodle Poetry & Pynky

Black & Blue

Poodle Poetry

Some poodles are blue,
some poodles are black,
a glove retrieved,
qualifies in seek back.

Pynky & the Brain

Pynky & The Brain

Are you pondering what I'm pondering Pynky?

I think so Brain, but if the boomerang was coming back it should have returned by now don't you think?.