Friday, September 19, 2008

Jumpin' Josie

Hi again!

Mom has been so wiped out since last weekend's 3-day agility trials but I finally convinced her to get UP and help me blog again... We haven't done much this week but recover. Josie did find something new to entertain us (more later).

And of course the pics of last weekend haven't arrived yet so I have to show you a pic of another dog running there --- just add a little fuzzy hair and imagine it's me!

This Jack Russell's name is (can you believe it) Evil! She ran like something evil was chasing her! zzzzzzzzoooommmm....

Josie only ran once on Saturday in Novice Jumpers, her second time ever at a trials, and darned if she didn't win the 16-inch class. I better watch my back, Josie's going to catch me if I'm not careful! Here she is in the middle with her ribbon, me on the left, her grandma Emmy on the right. Mom was very proud of her, she also got a baggie full of cookies as a prize!

Emmy wants me to say she also won a ribbon on Saturday in her Open Jumpers class, a third-place ribbon. With that she earned her OAJ title (Open Agility Jumper). Mom says she's too slow to move up to Excellent and has to work on her speed if she wants to get anywhere! (Emmy: Well I didn't know she wanted me to RUN...) Somehow Mom didn't get to take the picture with Emmy.. shame shame...

I didn't get a thing the whole weekend! Mom made too many stupid mistakes and although I did everything she told me to, unfortunately that wasn't right! Baaaad Mom! She needs more training. I'm so tired of training that woman. We got SO close a few times. She won a raffle for a $25 Visa card. She should take it and get another handling lesson!

And now the entertainment... Josie has become quite proud of her two ribbons in agility so far and thinks she's a great jumper. (hah! Try what I do!) So now she's started hopping up to the top of her crate in the laundry room and sleeping on Mom's clean clothes during the day. Just wait 'til Mom finds out Josie, you'll be in big trouble.

Here is the little delinquent caught in the act:

You can't tell but that's a 4-foot-tall pen around that crate! She had spent the whole day on top sleeping on those clean things (not clean any more). (MOM: note to self -- clean that room!!!!)

Now there's a baby gate fastened to the top so Miss Josie can't hop up there anymore. Mom's afraid Josie will put a foot through the bars and hurt herself.
Uncle Dennis said Mom should stop training us in agility -- Mom has created a monster! No, Mom, I'll make sure she won't jump up there anymore, just don't quit taking us to agility pleeeze!



Amber-Mae said...

Evil? Maybe that name does suit her well! Well congrats on your rosette.

Butt wiggles,
Solid Gold Dancer

Patience-please said...

Congrats to Josie! And to Emmy!!! And to you for sticking with your mom's training. Our laundry room looks a lot like that!

wags from the whippets

The Musketeers said...

Congrats on all the prize :D

Dewey Dewster said...

You guys always look so cute and even cuter when you sit together....good job on the agility....I am sure ya will all be champs some day...Evil, huh??? Nice name.......

Dewey Dewster here.....