A Look Back: 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged (like a long while). I often think about it, but have been short on time. Back in August I started a new job as a dog trainer, which has been so amazing. My schedule is more flexible and I love what I do. If you follow me on instagram, you’ve seen the most recent addition to the Shirey family, our sweet (but wild) Blitz:

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Photo by Britt Gillis Design

Blitz came home in September and since then, things have been pretty inconsistent with Estella. She got a good vacation while Blitz was requiring a huge amount of my attention in the early potty-training stages. But life is settling into a groove and I am thoroughly enjoying all of the fun new things I am trying with Blitz, along with balancing time for Estella. You can see more of Blitz’s outrageous cuteness on instagram: @blitzthegsp

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Trying something new: bird dog training! 

This year seems like a whirlwind; it’s hard to believe where we started and where we ended up. A new house, bringing Estella home, a new horse, getting married, a new job, and a new puppy. It’s clear that 2017 will forever be one of my most favorite years. As fun and crazy and exciting as it’s been, I’m looking forward to the new year and being able to enjoy all of the exciting changes from 2017. With, of course, another big change or two ;).

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The family and the farm that I love so, so much. Photo by Britt Gillis Design 

5 thoughts on “A Look Back: 2017

  1. Blitz is ADORABLE! I have two bird dogs- A GWP and a GSP/Griffon cross. I love the GSP breed and can’t wait to follow your progress with him. They are SO damn smart!!

    • Oh awesome!! I am so, so, so in love. I already know I want 5 more and will never have another breed LOL

  2. Your puppy is so cute. Congratulations on all the great things that 2017 brought you! Hope 2018 is just as good!

    • Thank you so much! Have a Happy New Year!

  3. Such a big year for you and your family! Congratulations on all the wonderful things 😀 P.S. I’d love to hear more about how you decided to become a dog trainer and what you did to make it happen

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