Last night we checked out our summer agility field. Where we walked the dogs off leash last year, is a huge slough. Kitt and her pal Aire took off and headed directly to the slough. We could not get them out they ran and dived and slide and spun and chased for a good 10 minutes.
Aire(6 months) and Kitt (8months) on a F.R.A.P. Last Fall
The slough is not deep enough to swim in, but too wide to walk out and get the pups. Ardi went in after them once and they paid no heed to her and nearly knocked her over with their antics,she came out indignant that they would not pay her any mind. We took the two big dogs back to the vehicle and brought a bumper out, waved it in the air. Eventually they noticed and came on the run. We gathered the pups up and took them to the vehicles.
I don't think I will ever forget the look of joy, fun and freedom the 2 young dogs had as they cavorted in the slough. I hope to see this same joy as they grow, train and eventually compete in whatever dog sport they choose.