Shelby gained a spot in the final 12 out of all heights at the State dog agility championships in Brisbane recently. A brilliant run in Agility Open with a clean run and qualifying time of 44.14sec (SCT64) saw her get 4th in her height category and 8th overall. I am very proud of my young Malinois who is only competing in her second season, and only started competing a year ago. Definitely a stellar career in front of her.
Shelby and I had a great time competing at the recent State and National obedience championships in Brisbane. It was a fantastic experience for both of us and we managed a huge workload of 10 events in one day. All the hard work in training for obedience culminated in a State title in Rally Obedience Excellent. Knowing that we are very competitive in obedience at state level is confirmation that our training techniques are successful. You never know how good you are until you put yourself to the test against the best in the country.
My lovely bully girl Luna has celebrated her 10th birthday in style. Surrounded by human and canine friends who all sang her happy birthday and a delicious liver cake. To top it off she scored a qual and 1st place in Strategic Pairs Excellent with terrier pal, Jools, the Jack Russel.
Shelby has just recovered from her toe injury and is now back in training for agility in preparation for heading to the Queensland State Agility Championships late in June.