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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Phase 8

Well Millie is still cruising along in phase 8. She skipped phase 7 three weeks ago. Here is what she has been working on. I will do a nice big update this weekend. Rafferty continues to grow and be an amazing puppy, Marley and Hugo are going in for their Therapy Dog testing next month, and Dante is wishing the snow would just go away. I am loving it, and trying to ski as much as possible. Maybe one of the days I will actually be able to keep up with Tom. Watching him ski telemark is almost like watching art.

Phase #7

  • Guidework in extremely challenging downtown urban areas (San Francisco and Portland)
  • Training on buses, light rail/subway systems and platform edges
  • Introduction to low overhead clearances
  • Advanced off-leash obedience
  • Formal traffic training

Phase #8

  • Advanced guidework and obedience training continues
  • Intensive indoor mall training with crowds and slick floors
  • Advanced sidewalkless training with obstacles.

3 comments:

Heather and Ellie said...

Well done Millie! You are doing so well. Talk about advanced stuff you are learning!

Becky said...

Thanks for sharing - that is really fun to read more about the phase reports! Congrats to all of them and glad you are enjoying the snow.

Lisa, Ellie and Hosta said...

WOW - that's great!!! With that new program GDB has implemented, dogs just fly through! How neat they let you know the progress too!