The recent floods have allowed me to offer guests the use of my pool. The opening times vary of course and on occassion it's really only fit for paddling in but, no doubt, it will be very popular ! This was the scene on Thursday afternoon as the county suffered from torrential rain. By the following morning however, the floods had disappeared as quickly as they'd arrived. Flooded fields Two dogs who thoroughly enjoy the rain are Maddie (L) and training dog Clara (R) . I was able to simply stand and watch as these two spent an eternity chasing each other through the many floods . The water was shallow in comparison to the river, which I avoided going anywhere near . The last thing I wanted to see was an over eager dog getting literally out of it's depths in a strong flow . Maddie (L) and training dog Clara (R) The interesting thing is that given a day or two without rain, many floods disappear, as shown in the picture below . Training dogs Teddie (L) a
I'm Janet Ardley, a professional dog trainer and behaviourist living in the beautiful Lake District National Park here in Cumbria.
I offer residential home boarding, training and help for dogs with behavioural problems.
I'm also very busy training dogs not to chase sheep and livestock.
The purpose of my blog is to give an insight into my working life and hopefully reflect the great fun and happiness I get from working with mans' best friend.