Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Jive weaves 12 poles

Jive has been busy with plenty of foundation jumping, I bought the DVD One Jump, Two Jump. It is a really good DVD for young dogs. We have been working on our lead out pivots, rear crosses, front crosses, pull throughs, push throughs, post turns and serpentines. As Jive is still a young dog I only ever do 10 minutes of training a couple of times a day. We make it fun and fast so he does not have time to get bored. We have also progressed with his weavers which he can do all by himself.

Jive has been a busy boy in the last couple of weeks, he went camping for the first time. As Katie and Kris decided to enter Mt Gambier trial which is in Sth Australia and a six hour drive from home. Jive was a very good boy on the long trip and also camping in a tent. The following weekend we went camping again this time it was a four hour drive to Warrnambool, nice trial but it did not stop raining all weekend, it was a shame as we could not take the dogs to the beach as it was just too wet.

Jazz and Jive getting ready for their big trip.

Jazz and Jive had a lot of trouble jumping of the banks of the dam into the water so Kris and John built a jetty to help them jump into the dam,

Jazz and Jive diving from the new jetty, it takes a bit of persuasion but at last they now will jump into the water.


  1. GOOOOOOOOO JIVE! HE LOOKS SOOO FANTASTIC, gorgeous weaves and boy he is reading those lines and doing sooooooo well. I am soo impressed-what a smartie pants. Jive looks so happy and like he works so well with you. I LOVE the jetty and the dam, what a great place for a dog! I just got that one jump, two jump DVD like last week, and I have just watched about half of it and looked through the notes....but hearing it has been good for you guys will make me study it more closely. You and Jive are going to be such an exciting team, the video is fantastic!---Give Jive a big hug from his sister and his aunt from California!--Kathy/Cricket

  2. WOW, just like Kathy I'm really impressed with the progress you have made with Jive, I feel sooooo far behind with Moe, His weave are awesome and his jumping is great!!!!!!!! I can't believe Jive jumped into the water YEAH Jive good boy, I want to know what you feed him to get a coat like that(hee hee) he has twice the coat of his brother Moe. Kiss to Jive from his Momma Rumor

  3. Kathy - I am sure you will get a lot of good stuff from the DVD, especially the exercise for rear crosses.

    Lori - not sure why his coat is so big maybe because it has been so cold in Melbourne.