Tag Archives: Rally

Pray to the Rally gods

So we got this today. Steve finds my lack of faith disturbing. Today was Steve’s first try in AKC Rally Excellent. I sent a prayer to the rally gods this morning to not get the moving stand/ leave dog/ sit … Continue reading

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Baby Bean’s first rally run-thru

I thought really hard about entering him in our club’s trial next weekend, and then I didn’t because he’s just a babydog, just six months old. He’d never actually, you know, seen a rally course before. I took him to … Continue reading

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Luce: Nationally ranked AGAIN!

I was so surprised today when I opened my mailbox to find a certificate from the APDT stating that Luce was the #14 ranked dog in APDT Rally Obedience Veterans Level for 2011. We only went to Pawsabilities last year, … Continue reading

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Luce’s career by the numbers.

Someone posted her dog’s APDT “stats” on Facebook the other week, and I thought it was really cool, so of course I looked Luce’s up as well. Here are all of her stats, for all venues. Because, yes, I am … Continue reading

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Steve, RA!

Steve finished his AKC Rally Advanced title today. He won his first class of 12 dogs with a score of 97 even though I got lost(!) in the Figure 8. The first sign in the afternoon trial was a Fast … Continue reading

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Eeevil Red Dog.

I have Luce in a rally class on Monday nights right now. It’s a course-running class, two courses per class. Luce has, what, ten rally titles and two obedience titles. (They even gave her some ribbons.) So she’s been to … Continue reading

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Steve’s first Rally Advanced Leg!

Really really proud of my boy today. We had our first trial in the Rally Advanced class. This is his first time off leash in a trial. I wasn’t worried about the off-leash part, because even if he did leave … Continue reading

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New title for Steve!

Steve finished his AKC Rally Novice title today with a 2nd place in the morning trial and a 3rd in the afternoon trial. Despite being a Barky McBarkypants. It annoys the heck out of me to lose points for barking- … Continue reading

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Puppy’s first rally title!

He’s 2 1/2. I need to stop thinking of him as a puppy. Steve finished his first APDT Rally Title last night with a 209 and first place. The judge said “very pretty” when we finished and I think it … Continue reading

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Steve’s first APDT trial

Steve participated in his first ever APDT rally trial last night. Two runs in Level 1. He had a 209 (out of 210!) in his first run. We lost a point at the very beginning for a tight lead. First … Continue reading

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