Summer of Ruff

Summer of Ruff

Do More With Your Dog is offering a fun specialty title this year- Summer of Ruff. The Clever Hounds had a great time posing for photos to complete this challenge. If you and your dog would like to try this challenge, feel free to join our free online tricks training...

A Hairy Subject

A Hairy Subject

I recently came to the decision that the best thing to keep Maya and Wally happy and comfortable was to shave them down and stop trying to maintain their coats. Neither has the best coat in the first place and age and neutering have made things harder to manage. This...

The Clever Hounds at Westminster

The Clever Hounds at Westminster

Earlier this month, Silk, Spice, and Gromit got the chance to represent The Clever Hounds at the Westminster Kennel Club Agility trial. Unlike most years, this event was held outside in Tarrytown, NY on the beautiful grounds of the Lyndhurst Estate. An outdoor trial...

Chili

Chili

MACH6 PACH Clancy's Capsaicin Rush VCD2 RAE PAD MXC3 MJG3 MXP4 MJP4 OF T2B RHX2 CGCA TKP 11/27/04- 5/19/21 The Cleverest Hound, our amazing Chili-dog, left us quietly this week. 16 years is a long time and somehow not long enough... Chili was the daughter of Rory,...

Road Trip Recap!

Road Trip Recap!

The Clever Hounds just returned from an epic road trip to the mid West that included both the PBGV and Aussie National Specialties, as well as a few all breed events in between. We traveled in the RV, so all of the dogs got to come along.  The trip started with 2 days...

Happy National Purebred Dog Day!

Happy National Purebred Dog Day!

Happy National Purebred Dog Day from the Clever Hounds!  Our pack consists of 4 breeds- Silk is an Australian Shepherd, Elf is a Golden Retriever, Juno is a Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen, and the others are Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens.  Each of these breeds was bred...

The Clever Hounds at the National Agility Championship

The Clever Hounds at the National Agility Championship

Last month The Clever Hounds made the trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend the AKC National Agility Championship. Spice, Gromit, CC, and Silk had all met the qualification requirements, so we had a really busy weekend with 4 dogs in three jump heights. Qualfying for the...

The Road to Gromit’s MACH

The Road to Gromit’s MACH

Last weekend, Gromit finished his Master Agility Championship. The requirements for this title are 20 double Qs and 750 speed points. Double Qs are earned by having perfect runs in Master Standard and Jumpers on the same day. Speed points are earned for each full...

The Alphabet Challenge

The Alphabet Challenge

For the month of March, Do More with Your Dog is offering a fun new title- The Alphabet Challenge. This is a great chance to get creative and show off your dog's diverse skills.  The object to to perform one trick or task for each letter of the alphabet- some letters...

March Classes are Starting Soon!

Group Classes are offered at The Clever Hound LLC!  See class descriptions for locations.  The cost for all classes is $150 for 6 weeks.  Discounts are available for multiple dogs or classes. Class start dates are subject to change due to snow cancellations in the...