Thursday, November 10, 2005

Reggie begins agility classes!

Reggie and I began a new chapter in his training "journey", agility !

Agility is designed for dogs that are active and love to be active. That is Reggie to a tee. I wont say that he has mastered traditional obedience training but he has become a bit bored with the repetition of it. So we are taking a little break from the sit stay....downs.....comes.....heals....and figure eights and now are concentrating on jumps...A frames....tire jumps and weaves.

First night went very well. Reggie was very happy and I had a smile on my face. He seemed to enjoy the release of energy and I loved watching the natural athleticism that he and the other dogs have. Its amazing how effortless Reggie and some other dogs make these excersises look.

As I write. He is asleep at my feet. I can tell that he had a fun night and kinda got to be a Sheltie again! We will be back next week and I am sure that he will have his tail I chase him through the course!


Anonymous said...

Reggie is looking great!!! So proud of your love and care for him and I know how much you both enjoy that time together... Keep up the great work!

There is no doubt in my mind that with your loving, guiding and patient attitude; Reggie will do extremely well!!!

Michael said...

Thanks Pops! I learned from the master!

martie said...

Beautiful dog! I love that breed. We have a dog that we saved from a rescue shelter. Her mother was a purebred boxer and her father was a neighborhood sneak (the vet thinks some kind of shepard), so that makes her a mutt, but we love her with all our hearts and I would do anything for her!

Lori said...

Aww...he is so cute! Sounds like the two of you are having a blast.