Making friends can be hard sometimes – WOOF support blog hop #2
Your typist today – Mary. And before I forget, I am selling my ticket to Bogpaws. If you are interested, please let me know.Today is the second WOOF support blog hop. This is a place were we can all share ideas, and get support for our reactive dogs. As I said last time, Torrey is leash reactive but we are working on just making her sit when we are walking and dogs pass by. That’s the hard part for her. She will now just sit, and not lunge, but there is a low growl and intent stares. We haven’t been around other dogs very much lately. Boondocking out in the middle of the desert doesn’t give us many chances to see other dogs. We did see a few in Quartzsite when we went to the swap meet, but that’s been about it. Last week we were in Phoenix at a show. One of the other vendors had the cutest dog. A 10 month old Airedale, named Kayda. She was full of puppy energy, and Torrey was kinda bored, so we let them play. At first, Torrey was a bit reactive to Kayda. I didn’t have her on a leash, so that helped tons. (why is that?) After they got it all sorted out though, they had a blast. There was a huge gravel parking lot and they ran and ran and played. These photos were taken one evening when they were having so much fun. The images are poor quality because I couldn’t capture all the movement without the flash. So sorry. Torrey may look mean here, but she wasn’t at all. Isn’t this just too cute!! I’m glad Torrey made a friend. She was kinda out of practice, so it took a minute longer, but they had fun. I’m really glad that Torrey can play. I know some dogs are reactive no matter what, she is fine off leash though. Now if we could just transfer that, to when she is on a leash, all would be great. I have to throw in this photo. This is without the flash and the camera couldn’t even keep up. Look how the dogs are all blurred with the rocks. Weird. Join in the WOOF support blog hop. The Linky is open through the weekend so if you missed writing a post today, you have a day or two to catch up.