Thinking of taking Nell

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  1. kateincornwall

    kateincornwall Registered Users

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    A lady I know and respect , Shona Moon , is starting an agility class for beginners , in Wadebridge, not far from where we live . Nell adores running, jumping , ducking and diving in general , so we are seriously considering this for her after her spay in two weeks time and recovery period . As so much is done by signals , I`m hoping that she will be able to follow instructions and wont be too overwhelmed !
     
  2. Harley Quinn

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    Oh my gosh! If you take her it will be the most adorable thing ever! I would love, love, love to see a video or some photos. Nell is just too precious.
     
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    She'd love it :)
     
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    What a brilliant idea!!!!
     
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    Sounds fantastic! Definitely give it a go!

    What a lucky girl to have found you :)
     
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    I bet Nell would love that and it would help her to keep watching you for instructions :) x
     
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    Oh go for it @kateincornwall. Nell will love it I'm sure and ideal as sone much use if hand signals. We will of course need photos :D:D
     
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    Sounds like a great idea! :happy:
     
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    Definitely go for it. The bit I did was almost entirely body language rather than verbal cues. She'll love it, I'm sure, as will you. Get your running shoes out :D
     
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    Have been in touch with Shona , Nell will be starting school end of July/beginning August , bless her !
     
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    Does she need a school uniform! :D Excellent, can't wait to hear all about it :) xx
     
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    YES. There is so much body language in agility. I bet it would be great.
     
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    Take her and see :D
     
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    We use a combo of hand and verbal cues in agility and there are lots of smaller dogs (they are faster!). She will love it and your bond will get stronger! Since starting agility, I have noticed Quinn is so much more responsive to me.
     
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    Oh she'll love it. Give it a g:angel: small dogs are really quick.
     
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    Unfortunately , Nell will miss the induction session which is one month after her spay , far too early for the energetic leaping and jumping ! Hopefully she will be able to catch up , when the class starts " proper " , and yes, she is fast !
     
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    sound great for you to have a go at, and can only increase your bond with her even more - how fab for her to have something so exciting to do compared to where she came from!
     

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