Two blog posts in one day!? That's like cats sleeping with dogs - we know. It's been a busy couple of weeks, still I managed to take Booker out, play a bit of hooky and have some fun. In short, Booker performed very well at the fun trial we participated in this past Saturday. Scenting conditions were poor, so most of the dogs weren't able to get their birds. He got his first two birds in my hand within 9 minutes 11 seconds which put us in 5th place for the first round and earned us a spot in the final! For the final, we placed 6th overall out of 26 dogs run. A slight difference in pattern we ran it would have been possible for us to be done in about two-minutes versus the thirteen and change it took. The added challenge was, the Club didn't use chukar, but Bob White quail, which are much more difficult to locate as singles. Still it was a real nice day to be out playing with Brittany's, GSPs, pointing Labs, a Golden, Setters, Wirehairs, a Vizsla, and an English Springer. I'm very proud of Booker's work as an added bonus he handled perfectly!
I'm just a guy suffering with an infatuation with gundogs since childhood. Fourty some years later this is what you get.