Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Southeast Texas
Dogs Name: Leo (GSD); Lily (APBT)
Titles: They do, and are working on more
Dogs Age: Leo 7; Lily 5; Ilka 2009-2017; Lucky 2000-2014
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You should be able to tell by her demeanor whether or not she's enjoying herself. If you don't have a copy of the book "On Talking Terms With Dogs; Calming Signals" by Turid Ruugas, I'd suggest you get a copy.
Trialing can involve a lot of stress. They are in a new place, with a bunch of other dogs and people they don't know. They are being asked to do things with some strange person following them around. The fact that YOU are probably nervous and keyed up also signals to them that "something" is different.
~~The Current Hellhounds~~ Lily Dale- A Melody Unchained ETD PKD-T PKD-N ADP-L5/CH/L1(Pr)/L2(Pr)/L1 GC GPS-NST OD-WD2 CA Speed Queen Leontine Von Washateria ETD D-CRO-Preliminary PKD-T PKD-N S-ADP-L5/CH/L1(Pr)/L2(Pr)/L1 GC GPS-NST OD-WD2 ~~Requiescat In Pace~~ Ilka Of Pear Orchard Cemetery BN RE CA CGC TKP ETD CRO-1 D-CRO-Preliminary NCO-1 PKD-T PKD-N S-ADP-L4 ~2009-2017~ Lucky Rat Dog CGC ~2000-2014~
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