Squash's Big Day Out (Photo Dump)

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  1. sassafras

    sassafras mushinois

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    I took Squash to the big dog park for the first time today. It's a lovely park, several acres of wooded river bottoms next to the Mississippi. We've been working hard on staying close, attention, and recalls in preparation and he could not have been a better boy.

    Setting out.
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    Recall practice.
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    SO MUCH TO SEE
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    I discovered he has one of my very favorite off-leash characteristics... if he wanders too far ahead, he'll stop and "check in" and if I'm not in sight he'll come back to find me. I'd like to take credit for training that, but I suspect it's just how he is.
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    Happy recall practice.
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    omg an albino deer... no wait, it's just Squashies.
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    I was not practicing recall, he had wandered down a side trail and then came back to find me. <3
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    A great majority of his time was spent in this position.
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  2. sassafras

    sassafras mushinois

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    Down at the big water... his ears are killing me here.
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    WATER IS FUN
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    Checking in. :)
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    Goon throwing a stick for himself.
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    omg he came to rest for a moment
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    Here he's running off to play with another dog
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    And here he's recalling out of playing with that dog. SO PROUD.
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    Fallen tree is no match for Squash
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    The end.
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    Thanks for looking!
     
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    He's such a happy boy, love the look on his face haha. And good job on the recalls!!:D
     
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    sassafras mushinois

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    He is just such an amazing dog. Every time I try something new with him, he just blows me away. <3
     
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    He looks so dang happy!
     
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    AussieAshley love herds

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    That looks like a beautiful spot and he has the best goofy happy grin ever:)
     
  7. CharlieDog

    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    He's such a goober butt lol. I love him! :D And I have to say that's my favorite offleash trait too. Followed closely by the herding breeds tendancy to just orbit around vs traveling straight and back lol.
     
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    That looks like a fun place! And Squash is fun to watch! :)
     
  9. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    In some of those he looks like a giant Bull Terrier! lol Great photos, what an awesome place to hike!
     
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    maxfox426 My dog tickles my soul

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    Good boy, Squash! :D

    I wish we had a park that nice. Looks like a ton of fun!
     
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    Awesome park and good job Squash! He is SUCH a goober, I love his photos.
     
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    Paige Let it be

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    He's so handsome! And I love that about Bandit too. He always always always checks in. He never usually gets out of sight but if he does 2 seconds later he is back making sure he didn't lose me. So cute.
     
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    Thank you all. :) He pretty much spends every moment of his day being ridiculously happy. :p
     

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