August 14, 2011
Lake Lanier, GA
We are now official members of Dixie Dock Dogs, a regional club affiliated with Dock Dogs (worldwide), and among other things, membership entitles us to practice at several practice docks in the area.
I was glad to see that Tessa got some her "pop" back that she lost at the end of the Cherokee event when she started jumping flat. It's important for the dog to jump up and out, rather than just down and out, in order to gain some distance. Tessa looked good that day, although it's tough to say how far she jumped or whether or not she really improved her distance - probably not by much. But our technique is starting to come together.