Author Archives: Bill McFarlin


Positively Expert: Bill McFarlin

Bill and his dog Star are the National Spokesman for the American Brittany Rescue, and were contestants on the CBS reality show "Greatest American Dog." Bill has been training dogs for over 20 years, and enjoys teaching his dogs sports like agility, herding, and frisbee. He and his wife are active volunteers in the dog rescue community.

The Adventure Continues

Posted on: March 30, 2012 - No Comments

Dog training is sometimes a Mystery.  I work daily with the Devil Dog on Sit Down Stay and COME. The DD will be one year old on Friday 13 April. I still don’t have these command done.  At times I just want to cuss; then there are times when I think maybe she is getting Read More

I’m Okay!

Posted on: September 1, 2011 - 3 Comments

I have been planning on building a goat/sheep barn for some time. I have drawn plans and have been watching the prices of the 12 foot post that I need. These post range in price from $11.50 to $15.50 so being on the cheap side , I was really keeping an eye on the price. Read More

I said That !!

Posted on: November 30, 2010 - 1 Comment

Instructors are the ones on the front line of Dog training. But do you really listen?  I teach at a local college all my students pay  the college to come to my class.  Towards the end of the semester I tell my students that we will be having a special guest soon.   That guest is Read More


Posted on: September 26, 2010 - No Comments

P M A Boxers are the best at it! Thats what I am saying! Boxers are the ones we hear said " He hit me with a lucky punch"  I think second is Footballs players ; they said " the other team just made more plays than us." Neither of these folks said they lost Read More

Echo and My Friend Larry

Posted on: April 12, 2010 - 13 Comments

Echo and my Friend Larry Some years ago I was planting peas on the 5th of July. In Texas July is hot, no damn hot. Several of the bags of peas had broken so I had to transfer the peas into a 5 gallon bucket. I would put on sack on my shoulder and then Read More

Foundations by the Reel.

Posted on: February 5, 2010 - No Comments

The other day I was rolling up a garden hose I found the job interesting. I know most people don't think while rolling up a garden hose; But I am getting older so my mind wanders. This was one of those times. What I found was that when I rolled the hose slowly an carefully Read More

Some Days It’s the Reward That Count$

Posted on: December 23, 2009 - No Comments

Several months ago the clothes Dryer died! In our home the dryer is what warms up my clothes when I have to put them  on in the early and cold days that I have to go to work. I chunk my T shirts and long un-d-es in there to take the chill off.  My work Read More