New activities

Because Tillo and I are getting bored.. We are going to try some new sports πŸ˜ƒ πŸ˜ƒ

Tomorrow we are going to our first Agility training.. ..ggg.. first as observers, because the new season hasn't begun yet.. I have emailed a couple of trainers with the question if it's really ok to come with a basenji… But they were all quite positive..... (haha.. probably never had a B in their group πŸ˜ƒ :D) I'm soooooooo nervous.. but I'm sure we will have a LOT of fun.. πŸ˜ƒ

We are also invited to join the sighthounds during their training. Not too far from here there is an oval track for track racing and we are more then welcome to come and train on the Saturdays! πŸ˜ƒ

You can expect lots of pics.. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜ƒ

Have fun at agility! I have a friend who is also starting agility. Hey, I had a lady congratulate me on bringing a Basenji to Rally-she said it was about time people started diversifying the breed!

@nomrbddgs:

Have fun at agility! I have a friend who is also starting agility. Hey, I had a lady congratulate me on bringing a Basenji to Rally-she said it was about time people started diversifying the breed!

Thanks.. I have no doubts about us having fun.. I do wonder how the other owners will react when Tillo acts like.. a basenji.. :eek: πŸ˜‰

They also give Rally there (Rally O? Is that correct? It's quite new in the Netherlands) but I don't know if Tillo will like that.. Maybe if the agility doesn't work for us, we'll try that.. πŸ˜ƒ

agility can be lots of fun πŸ™‚ 2 of our basenjis enjoy it also very much, as well as doggy dancing πŸ˜‰

can you tell me more about that rally ? it sounds like fun.

@ibi_n_sane:

agility can be lots of fun πŸ™‚ 2 of our basenjis enjoy it also very much, as well as doggy dancing πŸ˜‰

can you tell me more about that rally ? it sounds like fun.

Good to hear more b's are doing it.. gg.. I need that support πŸ˜ƒ
Here you can find more info about rally: http://www.rally-o.nl/

thanks for the link! I expected more exitement in the Rally πŸ˜ƒ I think my dogs will be bored to death having to do that, it doesnt looks Rally to me :lol:
I am considering doing Tracking with one of my ibizans, I think she will love that, but first need more spare time πŸ˜‰

Houston

Sounds like y'all will have so much fun..yes show them what Tillo can do..with B style.

I will be interested to hear how Tillo gets on. When we get our Basenji it is something i would be interested in eventualy.
My Dad is thinking of taking their Papillon. He can already dance, jump through hoops and go through a tunnel at home so i think he will do well.

Good for you Janneke! Looking forward to hearing about how much fun you and Tillo have with the new activities. It's definitely more fun to diversify!

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The people will probably stand around the ring, laugh, whisper, snicker. At least that's what I get! But I have fun, so what the heck!

One lady came up to me after I was in the ring with a very stubborn (typical B move-I don't want to do it attitude) Shadow, and asked me what happened to my lovely little dog. I told her - He's a BASENJI!</thanks..>

Tonight we had our first agility training!! It was soooooo much fun!!! Tillo loved it!! He's such a quick learner! Can't wait till next week! πŸ˜ƒ πŸ˜ƒ πŸ˜ƒ

@Janneke:

Tonight we had our first agility training!! It was soooooo much fun!!! Tillo loved it!! He's such a quick learner! Can't wait till next week! πŸ˜ƒ πŸ˜ƒ πŸ˜ƒ

Tillo must be very motivated by treats. I could never get my B to do this as he's not motivated by treats. He'd take one look at the agility equipment and say "OK, this looks stupid". :rolleyes:

I'm glad Tillo likes it. It's nice to see a Basenji with an interest in agility training. πŸ˜ƒ

@Kananga:

Tillo must be very motivated by treats. I could never get my B to do this as he's not motivated by treats. He'd take one look at the agility equipment and say "OK, this looks stupid". :rolleyes:

I'm glad Tillo likes it. It's nice to see a Basenji with an interest in agility training. πŸ˜ƒ

No, it's not about the treats. He likes it, I think, because of the adrenaline, the speed and the 'weird' obstacles. He just thinks it's very exciting! πŸ˜ƒ

Houston

Sounds like so much fun…do I need to remind about pictures..?

Does sound like fun wish we had something like that close to us. Were we could at least try. Have fun going again.

Rita Jean

@Basenjimamma:

Sounds like so much fun…do I need to remind about pictures..?

Hah! I haven't got any pics!! ..gg.. that's something new, isn't it! πŸ˜ƒ

It's alreay quite dark around the time we have training.. and Job has to make sure Lycia isn't crying.. But maybe next week.. Maybe a video.. we'll see.. πŸ™‚

Just a little update/brag.. Tonight we had agility training and Tillo did it all.. off leash!! The weeks before he just kept running away as soon as the leash came off.. but now he was nearly perfect πŸ˜ƒ He's such a smart boy! πŸ˜ƒ

Still no pics though… :o πŸ˜‰

Now thats impressive, well done Tillo and Janneke

Houston

Good to hear..I wish there were pictures..and I wish I could take Otis of the leash..

Good job Tillo! Bad, bad, mommy….no pictures or videos:D

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