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Busy

Two weekends without agility competitions, and Chico has been a prisoner of my work on the house, and, sometimes, of the heat. When it’s hot and sticky outside, Annie is a wimp and spends rather too much time hiding in … Continue reading

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52 seconds of great teamwork

On Sunday, Chico and I went to an AKC trial and we were on fire. Chico was confident and happy, Annie was running well, we stayed connected. Our Jumpers run was fast and wildly inaccurate, with numerous off-courses, we earned … Continue reading

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A fun AKC agility weekend

Last weekend Chico and I did two days of AKC agility at an Agility Club of New Hampshire sponsored trial. Tons of fun and lots of familiar faces, as usual. Lots of good things happened. I was late again on … Continue reading

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Chico is loved

Last weekend we went and did AKC agility on Friday (two Qs, one of which was the final leg for¬†our Excellent Jumpers title) and then to Eva’s for Friday night, Saturday and Saturday night, then to USDAA agility on Sunday … Continue reading

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Non-qualifying runs predominate

I put up a lot of our brags because I am proud of Chico and of what we have done together. But it’s not all glory, believe me. This weekend we did agility on three days. Six competition runs, one … Continue reading

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Sunday Jumpers run

So, a couple parts of this are a hot mess, as they say, but there’s also some amazing, good, stuff happening in this run. First of all, when I get to the start line, I got no dog*. I had … Continue reading

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Sunday, Standard run

This is actually very nice, everything except the weave poles (I feel like I have said that so many times). Happy connected dog on the start line; the handler (oh, that’s me) does a good job of calling obstacles well … Continue reading

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Qualifying run

If you have the patience and curiosity, you can spend about one minute watching our qualifying run from Saturday. Not blazing fast, but good communication between us and a happy dog. That’s perfect.

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A goal achieved

Yesterday at an Agility Club of New Hampshire trial at American K9 Country, Chico and I had our first qualifying run at the Masters level in AKC agility. It was a jumpers course, first thing in the morning. I had … Continue reading

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Less trees, far from treeless

The trees and brush are down, the logs stacked, and Chico and went to take a look the other day. Actually, Chico went to take a sniff, I went to take a look. Here’s another angle on it. I love … Continue reading

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