Monday, April 19, 2010

This Time, Last Year

I was going to skip updating today, but then I realized that today is the one-year anniversary since Marge passed her Canine Good Citizen test. It feels like eons ago! I'm not sure if she'd pass the test again - I think she'd need a refresher in a couple of areas (meeting/ignoring a strange dog and 3-minute separation test are the big two I can think of), but I like to think that she has retained a lot of the doggy etiquette that led her to pass last year.

A few days from now, it will also be one year since Marge first started agility. I'm pressed for time, but I thought I'd leave you with this little amusing clip that you might not have seen before... Our first agility sequence, sometime last spring. It makes me smile when I watch it.

Now, I'm headed out for a field trip for school that I can definitely do without (who wants to ride the subway for an hour on a Monday afternoon?), but I'll get back on track with blogging tomorrow.


Frankie Furter and Ernie April 19, 2010 at 1:48 PM  

Happy ONE Year Anniversary!

Martha April 19, 2010 at 2:01 PM  

Happy Anniversary! Maybe it is a little like passing your driving test - none of us could do that a year on without revisiting a few areas!

Stella April 19, 2010 at 2:56 PM  

Happy Anniversary from me, too! I have not taken the test that Marge did, but I mostly try to be good so that counts a little!


Sara April 19, 2010 at 5:11 PM  

Loved the old video clip! Isn't reminiscing the best?

Hope your field trip wasn't too bad. An hour on a subway seems like a really long ride! Hope you at least got to do some good people watching.

Gus, Louie and Callie April 19, 2010 at 5:12 PM  

Congrad's on your A-day.. That was a great video...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

♥ Sallie April 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM  

Hope you had fun on your field trip! Despite the subway ride. :)

Cyndi and Stumpy April 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM  

Congratulations on all your one year anniversaries! Loved seeing the video! What a difference between then and now. You guys are just a blur on the course, now.

The Army of Four April 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM  

Happy anniversary! What a great milestone to celebrate!
We thought you both did great in that little video clip!
Play bows,

Chewy April 19, 2010 at 6:28 PM  

Happy one year aniversary to you! I plan on taking the good citizen good test as well. I like the clip...I hope i can do that one day.

paws and licks

Kari in Alaska April 19, 2010 at 6:38 PM  

congrats on the one year of CGC :)

houndstooth April 19, 2010 at 7:21 PM  

Isn't it cool to see how far you've come in a year? Congrats on your anniversary!

Chris and Ricky April 19, 2010 at 7:38 PM  

Congrats on your anniversary! Your agility video clip made us smile too! You two were moving fast already! I hated the CGC test because of the lady that wanted to touch my ears - almost didn't pass the test because of that! Sounds like Marge has come a long way in a year!

Kathy Mocharnuk April 19, 2010 at 7:48 PM  

happy anniversary, look how far you have come, really pretty amazing when you think about it

Roxanne @ Champion of My Heart April 19, 2010 at 8:36 PM  

Wow. Has it really been a year?

LauraK April 19, 2010 at 9:03 PM  

How fun to be able to look back on your training and see how far you've come. You girls looked great then, but even better now! Very cool, thanks for sharing :)

Hope you survived your field trip- riding on a subway for that long sounds miserable to me!

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! April 19, 2010 at 9:20 PM  


We hope woo survived your field trip!


Golden Samantha April 19, 2010 at 9:26 PM  

Yes, we've been totally AWOL too, but want to tell you that even tho Sammie has the CGC, we don't think she could pass it again! BTW, that video is just pawsome - I know so little about agility, but it looks great to us! Hope that field trip turned out to be worth it!
Hugs xoxoxoxoxo

Life With Dogs April 20, 2010 at 12:27 AM  

I can hardly believe it's been a year already. Wow, does tie fly. But if you think about it, Marge has come a very long way!

And you're right, it's been a very long Monday. :)

Diana April 20, 2010 at 5:57 AM  

I dont think Miley could pass her CGC again either. Im pretty sure they had a bike come by in my class. Now if a bike came by, hmmm it would be a problem. LoL Who invented field trips anyway. Good luck. Diana

Dexter April 20, 2010 at 7:13 AM  

Obviously agility is Marge's most happy thing. She did great even in the beginning.


tula monstah April 20, 2010 at 9:03 AM  

Hey Marge,
A VIP day for ya! & remembering all the great things you've accomplished! me, don't think i'll ever pass the CGC.. so WOOT WOOT!

and..wooosh. you're fast,

KB April 20, 2010 at 9:34 AM  

That clip shows a pair of stars in the making!!!!!!!

AC April 20, 2010 at 11:24 AM  

I love to look back like that. What a great beginning you had, and great progress you've made!

Unknown April 20, 2010 at 1:52 PM  

Congrats on being a good citizen for a whole year, Marge! lol The video was awesome. I would love to do agility with one of my girls, but I just don't have the time to add any more onto my plate. So I shall simply have to live vicariously through you and your blog. Keep up the good work!

Cinnamon and Mint April 21, 2010 at 6:44 AM  

I think you and Marge have achieved a lot in the last year! Both of you are so much inspiring!

Muttsandaklutz April 23, 2010 at 10:51 PM  

Fun to look back and see where we've been. Great that you caught Marge's first sequence on video!

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