Thursday, March 01, 2007

Advanced Puppy Graduation Night

Lola had her last night of Advanced Puppy tonight. She was a little keyed up going inside the building. We ran into puppy class on their way out and she got kinda snarky with a Golden puppy. It was dark, raining and he bounded around the corner & startled us. She got in his face and did her best tough dog impression.

But once inside, she was fine. We met a Great Pry puppy on the stairs & she was very nice to him (nice to Lola means smacking him in the head...it's an invitation to play).

Graduation involved a longer play session before we started.



"It's a Wooly Mammoth!!!" (actually it was a NewfieDoodle)

"My new boyfriend Brody"


"We have lots of fun romping...till he humps me."


"Aaaahhhhh....cool water."

"Ok guys...I gotta take a breather!"

"Come on Lola...get up!"



"You call yourself a Boxer. I thought you guys were supposed to be high energy!"


They make a very cute couple.


Once they got their zoomies out, we went over the basics. Heeling with about turns and automatic Sits, Downs, Stays w/ distractions, Leave It and approach from a friendly stranger. Lola did really great with everything and had three friendly strangers approach her w/o nailing them in the head. She actually didn't break her Sit or Attention on me once.

Get her over this reactive phase & she's gonna be pretty damn near perfect!

Our graduation gifts were more bling and a big rawhide.

"MARSHA!!!!! Tell Penny to give me back my Graduation Gift!!"


Next stop...Advanced Basic with Ruth. Should be very interesting!

3 comments:

PiratesGrrl said...

Great job! Congrats!

The Brat Pack

Cubby said...

Congrats! Lola is such a good girl!

Pappy's Fella said...

Congrats. That Brody's a good lookin' fella. They'd make some fine mutts.