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Old August 30th, 2019, 05:50 PM
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First, a question: does anyone have any suggestions for getting a dog motivated about weave poles? Lili will do them, but only under protest. They bore her! Seriously! Anything is more interesting to her--leaves falling, a gnat flying by, a passing cloud... She has a lot of trouble staying focused for a complete pass, and we're only working with a stretch of 6 poles at a crack. Should I try shortening the line to 4 or 5 poles and go from there? Find a better-tasting treat?

And now, down to the picture portion of this thread:

First, some pictures of Grace...

...coming over the hurdle...

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...weaving...

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...contemplating the hoop (yes, she came through, but of course I missed that shot!

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