Friday, January 15, 2010

Fields of Gold

We went on a walk in a park today. I didn't take many pictures because we did some behavior mod work for the first time in a long time (which was really no more than doling out cookies as jogging men passed by, but still!), but have these from a stroll down a golden grass-filled trail. It was pretty.

And, my favorite of the bunch...

This trail was quiet, but some other parts of the park were pretty busy. There were a lot of walkers and joggers around, mostly men, some coming within feet or inches of my scaredy girl. The main road just feet away roared and added to the commotion. Marge did well - we did some short on-leash recalls (just basically calling her back to me as she walked ahead) and she was slow, but that was the only sign that she gave of being uncomfortable.

I'm really excited for our practice session tomorrow. It's indoors at a totally private training facility, which means nothing else will be going on other than the small run-through group I'll be a part of. One of the other teams will be an agility classmate of ours, so I think that will give Marge some comfort. I hope it lives up to my expectations and Marge has a good time.


Diana January 15, 2010 at 7:18 PM  

Tomorrow sounds like fun. Diana

kissa-bull January 15, 2010 at 9:14 PM  

that field looks awesome to wun awound in , and we looooove you leash .pawsome color
the houston pittie pack

Frankie Furter and Ernie January 15, 2010 at 9:20 PM  

A grrrreat day today, and hope you have a better day tomorrow. I'm just sayin'.

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With Khattledog January 15, 2010 at 9:22 PM  

THAT pikh is pawesome!

Have fun tomorrow!


LauraK January 15, 2010 at 9:39 PM  

Love the pictures, she's such a cutie! You two will do great tomorrow, it always helps having a familiar classmate there :)

Golden Woofs! SUGAR January 15, 2010 at 9:44 PM  

Woof! Woof! LOVE the first photo. Good luck and have a great time tomorrow. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Kari in Alaska January 15, 2010 at 10:56 PM  

walking....I miss that

Cyndi and Stumpy January 15, 2010 at 11:03 PM  

Marge is amazing (thanks to you!)

Two French Bulldogs January 15, 2010 at 11:22 PM  

ah..what a cute picture
Ggood luck practicing
Benny & Lily

Lorenza January 16, 2010 at 1:01 AM  

Sure it was a nice walkie!
Your favorite picture is our favorite too!
Sounds like you are going to have a pawesome weekend!
Enjoy it!
Kisses and hugs

Sara January 16, 2010 at 7:07 AM  

Wishing you luck today! I hope it goes well!

That looks like a greta place to walk....minus the scary joggers!

houndstooth January 16, 2010 at 9:45 AM  

What a great place to walk! I hope you have a good session today!

Kathy Mocharnuk January 16, 2010 at 10:39 AM  

tomorrow sounds AWESOME, hope you have a great time. The walk looks gorgeous and sounds like a good place to be working on the men issue ;-)

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly January 16, 2010 at 10:45 AM  

Looks like you guys had a nice, peaceful walk!

Woofs and Kisses!

BRUTUS January 16, 2010 at 10:55 AM  

You have such wonderful places to walk!! So glad Marge is getting more comfortable so that you can take advantage of them. Totally jealous of your scenery!! Good luck today - will be tuning in to see how things went!!

Michelle & Brutus

Bijou January 16, 2010 at 1:43 PM  

I bet there were some really good smells on that walk. Have fun tomorrow at your practice session.


Martha January 16, 2010 at 4:12 PM  

Help, I am reading backwards - I now know that tomorrow went well cos it was today!
Great pictures!
I was expecting a blast from Eva Cassidy - we are still all white so nice to see some colour.

The Army of Four January 16, 2010 at 9:00 PM  

What beautiful scenery!!! That looks like it could be here... only there's no snow and fog and stuff.
Play bows,

Natalie January 17, 2010 at 3:49 PM  

Such pretty places to walk. Glad things went pretty well for you and Marge.

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