Last class for a while…

Team Spirit is currently closed. And I’ve made the decision to #shelterinmytwoplaces.

Rear crosses. Turn on the flat. Tandem turns. Circle right. Circle left. What does turn mean to each of my dogs? I’m gonna work on these and clarification of my cues to my dogs while we #shelterinmytwoplaces.

Send!!! Way out there to that tunnel!! Go tunnel!!

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Harry Pawter and the Sorcerer’s Bone

Wowee! Zowee! The winning entry of AKC’s 2020 Video Trick Dog Competition is super creative! My imagination is swirling!! There’s multiple layers on top of the story, like music and a narrator. This isn’t a covid thing either! It’s an ongoing yearly video competition.

2020 winner and semi-finalists…

Pawter and the Sorcerer’s Bone

Indiana Bones

Evie’s Magical Dream

2019 winner and semi-finalists…

Gryff Surfin USA

Laura Morefield & Carly

Sharon Page & Dash

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With Brave Wings She Flies

A couple weeks ago I rearranged The Wall to better reflect where we’re at now. Most of Edie’s things are now in her memory box, which arrived yesterday. She’s been gone 10 months. I miss that little dog. ♥

Her two leashes made by Kathryn still hang where I can see them.
One is her first agility leash. The other is her Invitational leash.
Years ago, Lori gave me a charm with this saying. It hung on Edie’s crate in the car.
It still hangs on The Wall, on top of her Masters Jumper Preferred titling rosette.
We learned so much together, her and I.
My Novice A dog became a Master in agility.
We reached my highest goal – an invite to the AKC Agility Invitational.
Curious. Her ribbons and rosettes fill the box, yet not one is visible in this photo.
As it should be. She was mostly my little dog and a good sport.

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Last trial of 2020

Who knows when we’ll be able to trial again. All trials in January 2021 are cancelled. It’s good to be part of a community that has gone above and beyond hosting a handful of trials this year, keeping us as safe as possible. It’s good to part of a community where many clubs chose not to host trials. It’s good to be part of a community where an alert went out because an exhibitor’s dog had kennel cough. It’s good to be part of a community where people care about people. It’s good to be part of a community where people care about dogs. ♥

Ken Gee photos from The Last Trial of 2020…

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And make that ACT 2!

He offered bonus points for a second table. Silly Parkour boy!

Course #: ACT2 SetD Rd1                     
Judge: Kitty BradleyQualifying Score: 95
Dog’s Run Time: 43.39
Congratulations!
Comments: Wrong course to the table (minus 5 points) but nice run! Congrats.

I knew the start – jump into the soft side of the weaves – was going to be a challenge. Really happy with how that went. Whee! Blasting out of the tunnel with the tire on his line! What a good boy changing his line at the last second. 🙂

Course #: ACT2 SetD Rd2                     
Judge: Kitty BradleyQualifying Score: 100
Dog’s Run Time: 40.1
Congratulations!
Comments: Nice run! Congrats!

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