Monday, October 21, 2019

Mabel's Fabulous Freezing Weekend

This weekend Mom & I went to a 
Teacup Dog Agility Association Agility Trial

TDAA trials are for dogs 20" and under. 
All the equipment is sized for smaller dogs. 

It was only 35 degrees when we got there 
and the skies were cloudy and dark
with rain/snow in the forecast

We set up underneath the metal shelter

This is our instructors canopy that we got to share
 and we brought our propane heater 
that really helped keep us warm

In TDAA you can earn titles in Standard courses and Games.
Standard courses are set up by experience level.
Games are fun challenging courses, everyone runs the same course but the beginner dogs get more time. 

Mom and I entered 3 Standard runs and 3 Games.
Our first run was a game called Helter Skelter
We qualifed!!!
Next was a Standard course, we qualified 
and that completed my Beginner Standard Title!!! 
We moved up to Intermediate Standard 
and of the two runs we got our first "Q" in Intermediate!!!
We finished the trial with a couple more Games. 
The first one I off coursed to a tunnel :-(

But the last run of the day we qualified in a tunnel game
 and that completed my Games 1 title!!!!!!

We survived the cold and windy weekend
and had a lot of fun!

We are the PugRanch Kids
Mabel & Hilda


  1. that is so fabulous!!!! and not even that cold wind and the weather were able to mess up the weekend of a pug... congrats you are a super duper champion!!!

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  2. Congrats to you and your mom Mabel! That sound like quite a fun and challenging weekend of runs.

  3. Congratulations! Sorry it had to be so cold out, though.

  4. Pawesome work, Mabel and Mom!!! Keep up the great work.

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  5. Sounds like a fabulous day...even if it was cold. FUN and ribbons. Congratulations!

  6. Congratulations Mabel!! What a fun and smart girl you are!!!
    Rosy, Jakey & Arty
    PeeEss...I wish I could have been there to keep you warm and snuggly! xoxo Arty

  7. Mabel well done and in less than desirable Huggy Puggy Temps!!
    OMPs look as those gawgeous ribbons!!
    Congrats my little Pug Gal pal
    Hugs Cecilia

  8. Congratulations! I bet watching you was better than watching the Vikings.

  9. Hari OM
    Well I say bravo for the ribbon - and 87xbravo for facing up to that weather! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  10. Congratulations, Mabel! That was a cold raw weekend for you and your mom but it looks like you were well prepared with warmth and had fun!

  11. CONGRATS!! What a fun weekend!! I think your braving the cold should earn you another ribbon! :-)

  12. Nice going and a BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Wish I could send you some of my 90-degree weather though! Really love your header pic! :)

  13. You are just pawsome, Mabel! Well done to you and your freezing mum.

  14. I can't believe you do agility outs6 especially in freezing weather. So a super congratulations to you both!!! You da bomb, Mabel. Xox Xena

  15. Mabel you did brilliantly in that chilly weather. We think you should be rewarded with a new winter coat!

  16. We're with Bertie ... check out LLBean and get a pretty new winter coat ... a red plaid would be nice! Great job, great wins!

  17. WOWZA!! You're just racking up those titles!

  18. We are so proud of y’all!! Pug-tastic!

  19. WOWSA!!!! CONGRATS GURLS!!!! if you evers needs the margarita truck at one of your trials, just lets me know!
    Ruby ♥

  20. You are a rock star, Mabel!!!!! Congrats to you and your mom!

  21. OMD dat are so pawtastic. Congratulations!!!

    Matt & Matilda