Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Wacky Wednesday!



Wednesday is the day to be WACKY!  Each week we will showcase a terrierific Cairn picture with an appropriate caption.  If you would like us to consider YOUR picture and caption for an upcoming "Wacky Wednesday" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com!  All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.

A big shout out to Slippers, ChaChi, and Janna for being our Wacky Wednesday models this week!




Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lynch Creek Farm Ready for Early Bird Shopping!

Please Feel Free to Cross Post!

Lynch Creek Farm is pleased to partner with Col. Potter again to bring you a special Fundraiser Campaign Col.Potter Cairn Rescue Network Giving Green!  Now through Sunday, December 20th, you can order any beautiful, high quality wreath, centerpiece, or other decorative item for the Holidays, as a Gift, or for your own home, and Lynch Creek Farm will donate a full 20% of your purchase to Col. Potter to help save another Cairn in need!  You can order now for December delivery, easy as 1.2.3!  Not ready to shop?  You can make a straight-up donation via the Lynch Creek Farm campaign and 100% of all donations will go to the Cairns!  100%!!!  A fantastic opportunity to donate or to give a gift that gives twice!

Lynch Creek Farm Presents
Now - December 20th
20% of all proceeds and 100% of all donations
during this time will be sent to

Check out some of the delightful Rescued Cairns helped in the past by the generosity of so many - the best gift in any season!



Please Feel Free to Cross Post!

 

 

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sunday Sweets!

Sunday is full of SWEETS!  Each week we will showcase the sweeter side of Cairns.  If you have a sweet filled Cairn and would like us to consider YOUR picture for an upcoming "Sunday Sweets!" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com (All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.).

Laddie and Friend

Abbie, Gem and Sir Buster

Gracie

Bella fka CP Abella and DeeDee

Chester fka CP Winchester

Garah

Willie

Boson

Jack Finnegan fka CP Peanut Buster

Brawney fka CP Brawney Lad

Tess

TJ

Dijana

Tank

Albus

Mac















Friday, August 28, 2015

Friday's Funnies

Off the Leash

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Mini Fetch: A Tonic for Cairn Deafness!

"Fetch!" is a great game - one you can play inside and out - that will help your Cairn burn off lots of energy, improve communications, and keep both of you happy!
Is your Cairn prone to bouts of "Cairn deafness" more often than you'd like?  We know that "Fetch" is a wonderful activity to help your dog burn of energy when they simply have too much to settle down, but did you know it is also a great way to easily improve your relationship with your dog and sharpen his focus on you when you are trying to communicate something?  This excellent video by Zak George demonstrates how to teach your Cairn to play fetch, in the house, in a small space, using positive training methods.  There is a spot of advertising by his sponsor, but it does not detract from this really helpful video.  Obviously, the dog is not a Cairn, but everything Zak demonstrates applies perfectly to a Rescued Cairn.  Note his admonitions to go slowly, take small steps which you can build on, and set your dog up for success!



Training your Cairn can improve communications and make you Both Happy!



Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Wacky Wednesday!



Wednesday is the day to be WACKY!  Each week we will showcase a terrierific Cairn picture with an appropriate caption.  If you would like us to consider YOUR picture and caption for an upcoming "Wacky Wednesday" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com!  All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.

A big shout out to LB for being our Wacky Wednesday model this week!




Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sunday Sweets!

Sunday is full of SWEETS!  Each week we will showcase the sweeter side of Cairns.  If you have a sweet filled Cairn and would like us to consider YOUR picture for an upcoming "Sunday Sweets!" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com (All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.).

Benji fka CP Ivers

Happy Birthday Gabby!

Rocky

Kenzie

Sir Buster

Foster Stevens

Foster Lil Wrangler

CP Scotland

Pepper fka CP Peata

Skye La

Foster Marble

Sid and Gracie

Foster Dijana

Phoebe Ann











Friday, August 21, 2015

Doing Nothing Calmly!



"…At any given moment in time, we may just pause and do nothing… it’s just, ‘Can you learn how to be, calmly?’..."    Suzanne Clothier

We all work hard to train our Cairn Terriers, but sometimes the best thing we can do is Nothing - as long as we do it Calmly.  No commands.  Just calming body postures and maybe calm words of no consequence (something like "How about that Tom Brady?").  This brief video is part of a training by Suzanne Clothier Thresholds, Thresholds, and Doing Nothing.  She illustrates how passive positive training methods work very well when teaching a dog to feel safe in different situations.  The single most important thing any dog needs is to feel safe, and it is incumbent on us to understand what that means from the dog’s perspective.



"Copyright © 2013 by Suzanne Clothier. Used by permission of Suzanne Clothier. All rights reserved. For more information about Suzanne please visit SuzanneClothier.com"

Relationship Centered Dog Training Tips by Suzanne Clothier:

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Friday's Funnies!

Off the Leash

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Counter Conditioning & Safety



"[Counter Conditioning] can, however, be an extremely slow and ineffective process if the dog doesn’t feel safe."    Suzanne Clothier

Because the Cairn Terrier is genetically inclined to be aware of and react to any change in their environment or routine, we are all familiar with the need to desensitize our Cairns to certain things in our efforts to eliminate unwanted behavior.  This takes a lot of consistent effort on our parts, especially when the dog is reacting to a fear of something.  It is important to understand the need to make the dog feel safe and before we can help the dog work through his fears.  This brief video is part of a lecture by Suzanne Clothier about Counter Conditioning and Safety.  She illustrates how positive training methods work very well when a dog feels safe, but not otherwise.  The single most important thing a fearful dog needs is to feel safe, and it is incumbent on us to understand what that means from the dog’s perspective.



"Copyright © 2013 by Suzanne Clothier. Used by permission of Suzanne Clothier. All rights reserved. For more information about Suzanne please visit SuzanneClothier.com"

Relationship Centered Dog Training Tips by Suzanne Clothier:

Read More Training Tips from Suzanne Clothier:





Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Wacky Wednesday!



Wednesday is the day to be WACKY!  Each week we will showcase a terrierific Cairn picture with an appropriate caption.  If you would like us to consider YOUR picture and caption for an upcoming "Wacky Wednesday" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com!  All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.

A big shout out to Rocky for being our Wacky Wednesday model this week!




Sunday, August 16, 2015

Sunday Sweets!

Sunday is full of SWEETS!  Each week we will showcase the sweeter side of Cairns.  If you have a sweet filled Cairn and would like us to consider YOUR picture for an upcoming "Sunday Sweets!" send it to us at cpcrnblog@gmail.com (All photo submissions become the property of CPCRN and may be used for fundraising, promotion and/or outreach purposes.).

Rye and Roxanne

Caruso

Daisy, Anna, and Buddy

Khalili

Zane

Foster Jodie

Tuffy fka CP Pavonia

Foster Zuko

Ty

Peanut Buster

Georgie fka CP Little Wayne

Muffin fka Cp Foileag

Lily

Winston fka CP Peru

Tootsie and Tasha