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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Agility Fun Match

This morning we had an agility fun match to wrap up our winter indoor training.  There was just a small group of us who could make it out today, so all of the dogs got in lots of runs.  Bosley even ran a Masters Jumpers course!

Bosley did a good job today.  He ran all of  his runs at 22", which will be the AAC jump height that he will jump at.  He only knocked a couple bars and that was likey due to poor handling choices on my part.  He even jumped a spread and double today, and he has never even seen those jumps before. He didn't even give them a second glance, and cleared them with no problem.  He is also getting very confident in the weaves.  He just plows through them now.  He did 2 sets of 12 poles today (we rarely practice 12 poles) and he nailed them both times, with nice speed too.  

After the fun match was over, we had pizza and beer, compliments of the owner of the arena.  We then loaded up all of the equipment to move it back to our summer, outdoor training area.

Maggie must not have been too impressed that she was left behind again.  It has been a long time since she has destroyed anything in the house, but when I came home today, I came home to a mess.  I had a wicker basket that has been sitting on the floor in my bedroom for a year or so.  I came home to find pieces of the basket spread from one end of the room to the other.  Along with that was a nice pile of puke.  All of the eaten pieces were there waiting for me too! I took Maggie for a nice walk to make up for leaving her alone all day.


  1. Good Job Bosley!!!

    Poor Maggie... we hope her tummy is ok.

    Lots of Luv & Kisses
    Addie and Lucie

  2. Bosley did AWESOME! His confidence is huge and you can tell that he is finally getting it. He is a great dog and will be a great trial dog- once he learns the dogwalk....


  3. I love how you are really getting him revved up, it is making a huge difference! He's lookin good!!!!!!

  4. serves you right for leaving Maggie behind !!LOL!!, you better bring her on Wed. or who knows what she'll do to you!!
    Congrats on Bosley, I can't wait to see him run!

  5. Bosley did great in the fun match!

    Good for Maggie saying she's had enough of being at home!Hopefully she will be healed enough to come to class on Wed.