Monday, October 18, 2010

Lure Coursing, the Photos...

It took me a full week to get through all the photos from the Weight Pull/Dog Show/ Lure Course. I took that many photos (just shy of 400 photos)

Nubs did his first (and last) Lure course last weekend, in which he did MUCH better then I ever thought he would. Nubs doesn't seem to have much of a prey drive, so when he took off after the lure, I was SHOCKED! He ran the whole track happy as can be (Not sure if he was happy to be chasing the lure or just to be able to be free of his crate).

Now this is where he ended up tearing his ACL. Didn't stop him from still chasing the lure, but you could tell where he tore it.

(Photos taken by my friend Amanda. THANKS!!!!!!)
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This is about where he tore his ACL. Still didn't stop him

Slowing down (after he tore his ACL, yet still wanting to catch that lure)

Post ACL tear: Keeping a close eye on that Lure, but heading back to me.

No clue if he would have gotten a pass on his aptitude test, but if he didn't hurt himself I think he would have no questions asked.

At least he enjoyed himself. Thats all that matters right?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Todays Post is Brought to you by the Letters A, C, and L

Official word: Nubs has an almost completely torn ACL. Surgery is looking at around $700 (Which is half of what I was expecting).

He ended up tearing more of it this weekend when we did a lure course. Nubs did wonderfully but about 3/4ths of the way through he started limping and I ended up pulling him out of the weight pull because of how bad the limp was.

He did however on Saturday pull 3612lbs and is now a UWPCH! I'm so proud of my boy, but this means we are out for the rest of the year and a good chunk of next of anything "fun".

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Nubs Says:

Hey You!
Yeah you!

Wish me good luck this weekend for some good big pulls! Send me all your strength waves and wishes waves, I'm going for my championship this weekend!