Two Year Old
Joined: 19 Jun 2007
Location: Seacoast, NH
|Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:14 am Post subject: Watch where your step.
|Watch where you step.
Owning a rather large breed you may be thinking this post is about lab land mines. But no. These words are about a recent humorous evening walk with Bay.
Bay is a joy to walk. She knows the routine. She stays at heel like the dog shows require. Her head held high and looking forward. Distractions on our walk will turn her head but her gait remains constant.
The other night on our walk by an apartment building Bay was distracted by people in the parking lot. I noticed her head turned left watching the action as she stayed at pace. I thought if she hunts like this a head on collision with a tree is just a matter of time. She was about to learn a lesson.
I swung left and put my right leg in front of her. BAM........she walked right into me. I could see the stunned look on her face. I said "lookout" and gently tugged the lead so her head was up and straight forward. We continued our walk. I noticed at the next distraction she would turn to look but not for long. I said lookout and her head would turn briefly to watch her way.
I love my lab.
Watch where you step.
Your eye in the Northeast sky.
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