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Monday, December 22, 2008

Inspiring Video

Last weekend in California was the AKC Invitational, which included conformation, obedience and agility.  The top dogs in each breed and event are invited to compete.  Invited to the obedience trial was lady named Donna Rock and her doberman Annie.  This wonderful team have their AKC OTCH (which is similar to the CKC GMOTCH) and their agility MACH.  These are incredible feats within themselves and which only an elite group of dog/handler teams achieve (especially the OTCH).  What makes this team so incredible is that Donna has no arms.  Can you imagine training to an elite level of obedience or agility without ever using your arms? 



  1. she has a border collie as well- i have seen other youtube videos of her training. pretty amazing!

  2. WOW!!! That is amazing! Thank you for sharing that.


  3. That sure is AMAZING! I am in awe! I can imagine how hard it was to train a dog without any arms. Looks like anything IS possible even if you're handicapped!

    Stuffed with LambChop,
    Solid Gold Dancer

  4. Thanks for this inspiring video, Kim. This is such a challenging trial for ANYONE much less if you have no arms! The focus of the dog on the lady is something else (you can hear all the noise in the background). Great stuff!