Dog needs new handler

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  1. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    Seriously. I just got back in town after not working Sloan for a week (actually almost two). We warmed up with a few weaves and tried the laid course. She's such a good girl, but she just gets faster and faster with confidence and scares me more and more. I need some directional commands (and a cleared head for the next obstacles) because I can't keep up with her anymore.

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  2. Maliraptor

    Maliraptor Bite me.

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    Wow agility is amazing to watch. I don't know what I'm looking at, but I thought you two looked good.
     
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    man that girl can FLY!
     
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    That is amazing to watch! Well done Sloan. I wish there were placves to do agility here, I bet my girls would love it.
     
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    I love yr girl and yr happy voice!.No advice,here but keep up the good work!.
     
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    Very nice run! Go Sloan!
     
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    Very nice run! I think you two are working very well together!
     
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    That looks exhausting! I don't know much about agility either but it looked great to me!
     
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    Loved watching the video. It was cool watching her jump over the obstacles.
     
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    Thank you all! She's too much fun, I need to advance my skills with her, she's out learning me already.
     
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    Lol, it is! Sprinting around a course, all while keeping in mind the course itself ;), your path, and the dog's path. Agility with a fast dog is quite the challenge!

    Good work and nice facility! I'm just starting to teach Pan directionals, I'll be needing them as well. :)
     
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    LOL! I think Aura could rock agility too, but I just don't know if I can... and I definitely know that Joey can't :D Maybe someday we will give it a try.
     
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    Totally! It was much easier with Arnold and when Sloan was slower. Backup is scary fast but has no control.

    Thanks it's a trainers house that she rents for private runs, it's a sand gravel that you dig on terribly but it's a good work out. Lol
     
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    I'm afraid to try agility, I think I will become addicted. And I don't have the time to do TWO sports and raise a family and train 2 horses lol.

    That is a NICE facility! Maybe, despite what I just said, Frankie and I should check out agility...
     
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    I hear ya. I want to do dock diving and tracking too - if only I could quit my day job!
     
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    YES on dock diving, but the closest place for me is probably Las Vegas lol.
     
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    AgilityPup Agility freak!

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    You two looked really good. I think that the more confidence YOU get the better you'll both go. You seem to be looking back for her a lot, making sure she's still there. The best thing I ever did for Psyche was to start TRUSTING her that she'd do it all and that she'd keep up (and get ahead! lol) and spent all of my time focusing on just RUNNING.

    :) You two look so great though, and I'm really loving seeing agility videos. I'm jealous y'all can train outside. We still have snow.
     
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    AgilityPup Agility freak!

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    You will... but I want you to do it! :D
     
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    Very nice Sloan :)

    Looks good...you seemed to keep up with her fine to me...
     
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    You two looks awesome! :) I felt the same way at herding this morning. We started doing outruns from my side instead of dog...me...sheep outruns. Totally through me for a loop on flank commands with the change in position since we were going fast!
     

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