I am very proud of my little pig! We did the KCGC tests yesterday at our training class. I was horrendously nervous about Silver as it involves getting in the car, and indie absolutely hates the car to the point that I have to carry her from the house if she gets an inkling that we have to go in it. This is after a year of treats in the car, dinners in the car, short journeys building it up etc. So a few weeks ago I decided we needed a new approach and started training jumping into the back seat and being attached to a car harness. My neighbours thought I was mad as they saw me hanging around in the car park at all hours jumping Indie in and out and waving sardines about. It was a long process, and if I put a foot wrong that reminded her of her previous terror (like approaching the car from the back instead of side, having my handbag with me or OH) we were set back again and she would refuse to get in. But it finally paid off, and when the examiner asked me to get Indie in, to my huge relief she leapt in expecting chicken! And she was fine when the examiner got in and we turned the engine on. Phew! She also tested my nerve with her 2-minute stay as she started manically sniffing the air one minute in and I almost died of stress but she stayed put I was so concerned about keeping indie cool and hydrated (we were there six hours) that I forgot to drink myself and had borderline heatstroke by the time we got home. So I celebrated our success with my head over the toilet bowl with a cold wet towel over me feeling like death, but was v proud all the same! A year ago when we adopted her my little pup was a biting scratching devil dog who reduced me to tears daily so I am immensely pleased with the sweet piglet she has turned into. Just glad the examiner wasn't looking when, at the end of the 'recall from distractions' test when we were back in our seats, Indie decided it was a good time to start humping my rucksack!