Hikes

Mt Unnecessary Hike

May 23, 2016

Lunch break views from Mt Unnecessary If the Grouse Grind is not your cup of tea… because it’s too busy, too short, too easy, and the views aren’t very good, then this one is a splendid alternative. Just a warning though, this is not a good hike for beginners or…

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cat, moo, Roadtrips

My Cat’s Guardian Dog

May 18, 2016

We just came back from a trip to the Sunshine Coast and luckily it was a trip we could take both our cat Moo and of course, Whiskey. Moo is a rescue cat that came to us months before we got Whiskey from her breeder. Unbeknownst to us, Moo had…

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training

Pointing Field Tests

April 22, 2016

CKC junior field dog test The whole sport and world of pointing dogs, field trials, and bird hunting has confused me since I got a Vizsla. Growing up in the suburbs of Toronto with an immigrant family, we knew nothing of animals and hunting and were instead stereo-typically concentrated on…

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Hikes, Vancouver

Eagle Bluffs Spring

April 15, 2016

the view from the bluffs Since the weather’s turned a little drier, we took the opportunity to plan a couple higher-altitude hikes where we might have enough luck to catch a view these cloudy days. We tried to head towards St Marks but was turned away by avalanche warnings so…

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Camping

Jones Lake Camping

April 10, 2016

We’ve been wanting to go camping for awhile now, but it seems that each time the weather has plagued us until last weekend. In another bout of good luck, we were asked to petsit Whiskey’s sister (different, younger litter) Sophie over the same weekend. It was the perfect opportunity to…

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Roadtrips

Callaghan Skiing Off Leash

March 15, 2016

Cross country skiing off leash Now for a fun post: I cannot believe we haven’t been to Callaghan Valley’s Olympic Nordic center (close to Whistler) before! We are super lucky because they have a cross country skiing area that allows off leash dogs (isn’t that the best idea?) and Whiskey ran…

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