Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

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Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby rtropeano » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:08 pm

Daisy graduated advanced agility this past Sunday. She is really making good progress. We still have lots of trouble with contacts, but she seems to
be working at a distance a little better (which is golden for an out of shape handler who doesn't run very fast)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDudSnCJbPI

We will be taking advanced agility again - because there are things that I want to work on - like contacts - before we start competing in CPE Level 1.
We have a fun match labor day weekend - then camp, where will do more agility and other fun things like Rally, Treiball, tracking....then back to class :)

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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby Lisa » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:24 pm

Yay for you and Daisy!
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby DLDoiron » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:57 pm

Good job to both of you.
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby Cindy » Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:11 am

Excellent - job well done!!
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby Barb Wright » Wed Aug 17, 2011 10:50 am

Oh, I just love seeing these videos of all the dogs out doing "stuff" :D Kudos, Daisy, you not only look good, you look BEAUTIFUL doing it :)
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby rtropeano » Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:41 pm

Thanks - we have lots of fun as you can see.
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby Alifaire » Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:52 am

What a good start line stay!!! Looks like the team is coming together. Thanks for sharing the video. :D
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby rtropeano » Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:45 pm

Thanks - she's really good on the start line - I love the part where it looks like she was going to go and she held back. When she was a pup we worked hard on stay - so, thus far it hasn't been a problem..

Now contacts...oy!! Deceleration does not exist - any body have and slow down tricks... we're going to need them.
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby Alifaire » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:04 am

There's a current 'trend' in using running contacts on the a-frame because it's less stressful on the front shoulders and wrists. But a real contact on the dogwalk and teeter is a must! I'm assuming you've trained on a plank on the floor? I'd say do tons of work on that and then put her back on the contact in position if she doesn't stop. I've seen clicker training make a big difference in getting a dog to understand what is expected. Also, when you treat for a contact, be sure you are facing front [the direction away from the obstacle] and feed with the hand that's on the dog side - no feeding across your body or turning to face the dog. You can drop the treat between her front feet as she comes into position.

Good luck and patience, patience, patience. :D
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Re: Daisy Graduated Advanced Agility (video)

Postby rtropeano » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:41 am

Thanks, I think I'm going to try clicker training, because Daisy responds to that and get my own plank :)
Appreciate the advice.
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