Category Archives: Confidence

3H Days (Hot, Hazy, and Humid)

One of the risks of running a dog in agility is Mother Nature’s wraths. She may decide to throw those hot, hazy, and humid days at important events .  I personally call them “The 3H Days”.  Despite our cold and … Continue reading

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Agility Q!

Many things have happened since Michou’s passing, and I’ve been so busy, I’m a bit behind in my posts.  This one had already been written, so here it is,  a month later …  Still fun to post! Fannie’s first Q … Continue reading

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Snooker again

After a very foggy drive and a wake-up call at 4:30 am , we found ourselves at Dreamfields today,  The good news is I arrived there even before the events started, so it was a nice change from my usual … Continue reading

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Darn it Jasmine! You’re an agility dog, not a ballet dancer

As I’ve mentioned in the previous post, I’ve decided to give Jasmine a break this June.  No trials for a month, and only short sequences during practice.  Nothing too long, too boring, or too stressful. The Agility Connection (TAC) / … Continue reading

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6 days and counting

Next Sunday, that is in 6 days, Jasmine will be doing her come-back in the rally-o ring and Fannie will be doing her début.   For the past few weeks, we’ve been practicing on and off in various places in town with a friend of mine.  … Continue reading

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Jasmine + ST = Q = ACD

To say that I haven’t waited for this day for a long, long time would be a lie.  Let’s start from the very beginning, shall we? The weather didn’t look good Jasmine’s weakness is very cold weather mixed with rain.  This probably puts stress … Continue reading

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A-Frames, chutes, and more

First real agility lesson Fannie had her first real lesson yesterday morning at GC.   What fun!  Our lesson included tunnels, rear-end awareness stuff (ladder and ladder-style), the bang-game, plank work, and chute. What we learned: We’re still weary of dark … Continue reading

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