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    Default Ever have one of those days

    Ever have one of those days training where nothing you did seemed to work out as planned and neither you or your dog were having much fun? Made me wonder why I didn't just stay home and mow the lawn. At least something productive would have taken place.

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    Been there. lol
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    Done that.
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    been there done that, too, but then 2 weeks later the poor boy was diagnosed with pneumonia which apparently had been his "issue" the day we were having problems. Just got the go-ahead today to go back to training.
    Sometimes I wish they could talk so they could tell us WHY they're having such a bad day. "Geez lady, I can't breathe right, I'm exhausted, cut me some slack here...."

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    Been there, done that often lately...feels like more sessions than not here. Few frustrating sessions have abruptly ended on the smallest of positives and then we head home so I can mow the yard. Rather take the frustration out on the yard than my YLF
    Somedays there might be a good explanation like an underlying medical cause or operator error (I make mistakes from time to time), but other times I chalk it up to variance...go do something fun, start fresh tomorrow or the next day.
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    So glad Tito is better!

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    Dawn - must be the phase of the moon, had the same thing happen Sunday training with Tony Schuko and a friend that comes up from Louisiana for the summer. From start to finish, everything was a cluster. Just one of those days.
    Art

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    Would you like to borrow Archie? He puts everything in perspective-no such thing as a bad day when you are on the right side of the grass-is his motto. That and getting peed on......anyway chin up tomorrow is another day. Start over.

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    The worst part is realizing it was my fault. Dumb set-ups in the field we used the day before with suction from old blinds or marks and scent. Not realizing it til it's too late. The list goes on...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArtC View Post
    Dawn - must be the phase of the moon, had the same thing happen Sunday training with Tony Schuko and a friend that comes up from Louisiana for the summer. From start to finish, everything was a cluster. Just one of those days.
    Art
    Actually there is a moon coming. It is supposed to be a "Super Moon". Trust me, all the dogs turn into complete idiots during full moons. The good dogs turn naughty and the bad ones either get worse or halfway decent.
    Steph

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    Meka- Basset/Aussie
    Zoe's Taller N Me - Zoe Irish Wolfhound 9/04/2004 - 11/20/2013 I love you Big Girl!
    Ember Raise The Bar CGC - Corona (a fluffy)
    CH. Justa Gingersnap CGC - Ginger Shiba Inu

    A good friend helps you up when you fall. A best friend pees their pants laughing and trips you again!

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