Saturday, April 18, 2009

gearing up to work

Building a shed today and grabbing moments in time to run weaves with Brody and Sally.
The floor for the shed was a ladder of sorts so all the dogs did some footwork.
Miss Sally worked on wait and GO. She also decided the shed side up against the woodpile made a good stand in for the aframe and went up and over the wood pile. Crazy girl!
Everybody had fun leaping on and downing on the table. I lef tit very wobbly on purpose and it didn't phase anybody for one second.

It was nice to be fooling around with equipment a little. Brody LOVED it. 6 weaves as if he'd been working them all winter. Amazing really.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

What do you value?

Food above everything? Being warm and cosy?

perhaps a sheepy tug toy on a bungee cord?
if so you'd relate well to either Sally, Thea or Brody. They are so different to each other it's astounding! (In case you are new to this blog - Sally is the toy worshipper, Brody thinks anything is worth doing if you get paid in food, and Thea is all about creature comforts!)
I was working Sally a little today with the fleecy and wow - talk about a motivator .. I had to actually alternate with kibble as she was TOO ON.. especially with the little bit of table work we did. Ran the 2x2 a couple of times - BAM WHAM flying through them - tomorrow I'll have to get 6 poles up for both Brody and Sally if the weather holds ... Sally's enthusiasm motivates me!

We worked wait - she wants the fleecy so badly she'll even let me tug with Hank with it and hold her stay ... AMAZING.. or maybe she's finally growing up?
It was fun to work a little .. actually great!

Monday, April 06, 2009

Looking forward

missed trials this weekend - just couldn't organized for overnight trips in time - sad but as the weather was DISGUSTING I suspect the dogs were just as happy ;)

May 16 and 17th there is a CPE trial in Harrowsmith which I AM GOING TO - there I wrote it down so I'll have to do it :)
Sally can do 2 fullhouse rounds on Saturday and 2 jackpot rounds on Sunday
Thea can do anything either day - maybe colours Saturday :)
If I can get a practise somewhere with her I can do standard too maybe
Brody can do whatever ... I'd like to finish his level 2 titles -I think thats a jackpot class and a fullhouse and maybe a jumpers or something like that (must look it up.. must look it up)

June 13 and 14 Acton has their cpe trial too - I should go to that one as well ... July 4 and 5 too but tough weekend for me to leave family as it's a traditional holiday

AAC wise I'd like to get to Kingston for the May Morningstar trial - it would be my anniversary of sorts - knowing me I've already missed the date though ... should look it up ...yup entries closed march 4th - DOH