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Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Bosley Gets To Play
Last night was our last agility class at the barn before we move back to training outside. Since Maggie is still resting her sore muscles, I brought Bosley out to play agility. I wasn't sure what to expect from him because it has been a couple of months since he has done anything agility-like and he has not been on full sized equipment since the fall. He did really well. He was very excited to be there and tried really hard. He loves the tunnel and only avoided a couple of jumps. The best of all - he got to go up the A-frame. This was by far his favorite. He even stopped at the bottom to get his cookie. I am really looking forward to getting him out at agility class this spring. He is finally maturing a little bit, in both body and brain, so I think agility with him will be really fun. I just need to remember that he needs me to be right beside him going over obstacles and that he needs lots of encouragement and reward. I have got so used to Maggie knowing the cues and her job, that it seems strange to go back to the beginning again.