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Old 09-09-2013, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Dagwall View Post
Hey, I remember you and Lucy. I'm sure you have a clue why I stopped going to the dog park based on some of the people who frequented that park. Just tired of dealing with the crazies and their opinions on "dog training."
We moved to Burke, so I've been going to South Run. Will PM you so as not to derail this thread further.

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Old 09-09-2013, 07:15 PM
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Nola's pretty good at it; she's got about 95% accuracy.
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:15 PM
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Abe thinks all things are suspicious and must be thoroughly investigated before being eaten.

So no he doesn't catch food. He lets it hit him in the face, investigates it and them eats it.

Only thing that doesn't follow this rule is popcorn.
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:35 AM
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Gipsy was a land shark so she was taught to catch everything. She was really good at catching anything that entailed food, refused to catch tennis balls and the like though.

Zora, a genteler land shark, has now been taught how to catch food, sticks, balls and the occasional frisbee (though we have to be careful with frisbees as to not ruin her hips. She gets.... too excited about frisbees). She can catch food from across the room and has about 90% accuracy. The other 10 are probably due to my lack of throwing skills.

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Old 09-10-2013, 06:05 AM
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Zoe is pretty bad at catching, but I will try to get her to when I give meds because she swallows it faster that way and has less chance of suspecting anything. But she gets so excited and her nose gets in the way and she bumps it like a seal with a ball! Now that I have Maiya, I have to be careful of it, because I don't want her to run and eat anything she shouldn't as it flies across the room.
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:59 PM
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Mia's treat catching is getting hilarious. She is incredible at it, honestly! Must be all those years catching tennis balls.

She is so into it and totally focused and serious and all about getting that thing before it hits the ground. She only missed 2 out of a lot of throws this evening.

Best new game ever, she thinks.

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Old 09-13-2013, 12:02 AM
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Yay, there is hope yet for Onyx!

She can catch balls, sticks, frisbees, any toys...but food, no way. She just watches it hit her in the face.

I do remember it took Yarrow a while to figure out the whole catching thing, so maybe she'll get it eventually!

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