Friday, September 20, 2013

Still Learning !

 I received in the mail my official certificate
from AKC
for my Rally Novice Title!

 I only need one more qualifying score to complete my Beginner Novice Obedience title
 so Mom decided we should go to another show
to see if we could finish it this year
Well ......
It was a great learning experience for me!
You know what that means -
No qualifying score.
That darn sit stay while
Mom walks around the perimeter of the ring. 
 The Judge told Mom to walk forward and turn right. 
which put Mom walking right towards the exit of the ring.
 HEY MOM!! don't leave without me!!!!!!
So... no sit stay.

But Mom says we came away
with some VERY positive things.
 The first trial I went to in June was a big dog show,
but the obedience/rally rings were in a separate area
far from the breed and agility rings so it was pretty quiet.

The trial we went to in August
was an obedience/rally trial only.
A little more going on but still pretty quiet.

Well the show we went to on Saturday
had everything going on  -
 breed rings, agility rings, obedience and rally rings,
 people and their dogs milling around everywhere.

I was pretty excited when we got there
after a 2 1/2 hr drive. 
 LOTS of smells in the long grass!
But I behaved myself very well
and after we found a spot to set up
I settled right down and that pleased Mom!
When it was our turn in the ring I heeled very nicely,
Mom says the best I have done yet,
I did all my sits on the halts too! 
My sit for exam was perfect
and my recall was pretty good too!
 Before we left we visited some of the vendor booths
and Dad bought me a cool coat.
Not only is it a cool looking coat
but it is supposed to help keep me cool when it is hot.
It is made of terry cloth and when it is wet it
will help me stay cool for a while.
So overall it was a good day!
We are the PugRanch Kids
Bailey, Hazel & Greta


easyweimaraner said...

Congratualtions to your certificate. I have problems with this stay-thingy too, if my mom walks away I have to follow her. Imagine she would walk away without me, that's a no-go. Have a great friday !

Mollie said...

Well done on the certificate :) Love your little coat, it's just my color.. xxooxxx

Mollie and Alfie

Molly The Wally said...

Wow congratulations on your certificate. Pawsome and we love your coat. You are a natural model we say. Have a fabulous Friday.
Best wishes Molly

stellaroselong said...

We are so proud of you Greta you are learning so much. I wish we lived closer together so Gussie and you could practice together. You could teach him alot of things.
P.S. That is a lovely certificate.
Stella Rose

Madi and Mom said...


Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

That's brilliant news, well done!
Aww, love your pink coat, you really suit it.
Dip Bridge and Elliot x

Payton's mom said...

You are a super star, qualification or not...especially in that rockin pink coat!

Two French Bulldogs said...

You even look like a smarty pants now! Oh so pretty in pink!
Benny & Lily

Adi Pantera. said...

The good thing is that you got to have some fun. :)
And I absolutely love your coat! It looks very fresh!

Murphy said...

We think you all deserve gold certificates! Now I don't like coats (even though mom does) but I like the idea of a cooling coat!

Your Pals,

Murphy & Stanley

chicamom85 said...

Congratulations on your certificate. I love your coat, the color is very nice on you and I am glad it keeps you cool.

Loveys Sasha

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Its okay to keep learning,,,,and re- remembering,,,
the main thing is that you try-- and you did! You did your best- and bests can get better too.
I think you are all so smart--- and I love your new jacket. Its so beautiful on you--- and it can keep you cool- or keep the rain off you,,, so I think your daddy needs a kiss for gettng that jacket for you.
Now remembers- never give up- keep trying. Congratulations on the wonder certificate too.

Wyatt said...

Congrats on your achievements! Great certificate and very fashionable coat..WIN-WIN!!


Sullly said...'s over rated BOL. Living on the wild side that's where it's at.

Aroo to you,

Ruby said...

Greta, you are just a SUPER STAR!!! I love love love that new coat!! Ma was thinkin' abouts gettin' me a coolin' vest, butts since the summer is almost overs, she's probally gonna wait til next year....
(thou, I kinda likes Sully's answer!! BOL)
Ruby ♥☺

tubby3pug said...

congratulations and you look stunning in pink!

urban hounds

Murray's Mouth said...

Big CONGRATS to you!

Ellen Gawthorp said...

BOL ... if we thought mama was leaving us we'd follow her, too!

Congratulations on getting your certificate ... we think it is pawsome!!!!!

Love the cool coat!

Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster, Liberty & Whitney said...

Congratulations on your certificate, Greta! Sounds like you're doing such a great job. I'm sure it must be hard to sit and stay when your mom goes off somewhere to walk around - it's against our velcro-dog nature! :)

Good luck with your future contests!


Francesca Villa said...

Congratulations for the certificate! Your Mamma must be really proud!! :D Keep up the great work!!!