- Laev was born 16 February 2005
- No, she doesn't have separation anxiety. She just hates confinement. There is a difference, and in her it's obvious. But we're working on that!
- Yes, I can teach a puppy basic obedience without destroying "drive." What is drive, anyway? Intensity? Energy? How does early learning prevent that? Besides, when I see this little girl throw herself into a down and then bounce up into a sit, I think she's pretty intense and energetic. :-)
- "Ascomannis" is the kennel name. (See www.ascomannis.com.) "Laevatein" is a name from Norse mythology, specifically a weapon belonging to Loki, the infamous god of mischief and fire. It can be translated "wand of destruction," which I think is pretty apt for this pup!
Monday, April 18, 2005
I'm getting a lot of anonymous comments -- which is fine, except that some of them ask questions and I can't respond without a point of origin! But here's a basic review: