Saturday, November 8, 2008

Salem, OR Obedience Trial Day One

We're in Salem, OR this weekend showing.  Today was quite a surprising day! Suzie blew my mind and tied for 1st in Utility B in a class of about 20 dogs.  She didn't win the run off, but the 2nd place was good for 7 OTCH points!  WOW WOW WOW!  She had a 195.5.  Jeb was lovely today, but he decided to blow off an article.   I told him he was wrong and asked him what he was thinking.  He did the 2nd article with great enthusiasm.  I told him trying to make up was nice, but it was too late, lol.  He did some lovely heeling after that too.  Oh well....he went about 1 and a half years or more without ever NQing on articles...he's allowed to mess up once in a while.  ;)

Suzie showed in Open B as well and earned her 15th UDX leg!  She continues to improve on her heeling.  I'm very proud of her!!  I was really happy to see video of her and see how up she was.   We're getting there!!!  Enjoy the video of her heeling in Utility B (Signal Exercise).

Paula

video

1 comment:

andreawilliams said...

Wow! Dare I say that she looks like she may actually be enjoying it?? Nice work :)