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Really proud of these pictures

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by MollySmith, Nov 18, 2012.


  1. MollySmith

    MollySmith PetForums VIP

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    from our playtime today. The grey muzzled chap is Molly's best buddy and we meet every Sunday and they have such a lovely time. I think I love it best as the first trainer we saw said that she was unsociable and advised we thought about returning our girl to rescue. If anyone reading this experiences similar advice please seek a second opinion and trust your instinct. These photos I think prove we were right to stick with our girl.

    Just to say that the extra collar Molly is wearing is a GPS retrieva collar that tracks her if she wanders off!

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    I love this one. :)
     
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  3. Freddie and frank

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    She's beautiful. And the pictures are really good.i would be proud too if they were mine. :D
    Looks like they're best buddies. Love it. ;)
     
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    What camera are you using?

    (I'm being nosey - I just got a new camera yesterday :D )

    Fab photos!
     
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    Just going to say that, brilliant pic:D:D:D:D
     
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    Nice pictures, but what has she got round her neck please?
     
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    Beautiful pictures... :)
     
  8. MollySmith

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    It's her retreiva tracking collar. It's a GPS thing that means we can trace her if she wanders off. To be honest she herds up Ty but just in case. I realise, poor love, that she had a regular collar on too when I took that pic! She usually just has the retrieva on. I realise it looks like a neck brace or worse a prong or something cruel and it most certainly isn't.
     
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    Thank you. It's a Nikon D5100 DSLR and the lens is a Tamron telephoto lens.

    What camera did you get?
     
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    Lovely pics :)
     
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    rona Still missing my boys

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    They seem to really love each other :)
     
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    Aw lovely pics, they look like the best of pals.
     
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    That is an excellent idea. I wish they had had those when we had our escape artist some years ago. I didn't think you would put something barbaric on her, but wondered if it was a vibrating collar or something which is used normally for deaf dogs.

    The "trainer" who told you she was unsociable - was that the same moron who put a prong collar on her?
     
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    They are a beautiful pair, they look to be really good friends :) Lovely photos.
     
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    Nikon Coolpix L810. Not had much chance to play with it yet and it was spur of the moment cos it was an early present for my 21st and Christmas and I didn't have chance for reviews - apparently it's no good at action shots - but I take most of my shots of them stood and posed anyway.

    Just need an DSLR then I'll have a Compact, Bridge, Film SLR and a DSLR. :D
     
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    How lovely - they look so happy to be together :)
     
  17. MollySmith

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    No it was a different moron! To be fair a well meaning moron! We went to a group class with Molly after she was assessed but she hated being in a small hall with other dogs. 'Trainer' told us to do exactly the opposite of what I now know we shouldn't do which was a short, tight lead and walk very fast past the other dog. The best thing is of course a relaxed lead and at a distance that the dog is happy with or better still not go on a course with other reactive dogs! One of the four dogs was so reactive it was in the hall kitchen for most of the time and when it came out, behind upturned tables so it didn't react.

    I have since found out that one of the dogs and his owner was a friend. It was the most happy and lovely dog and I wondered why it was there at the time!

    The trainer declared Molly utterly unsociable and when we asked for more help she left us stranded. That's when evil b**t**d turned up saying he could do that armed with a prong. Luckily we have found someone who has the skills and patience to help us and good stooge dogs too!

    No I didn't think you'd think it was a horrible collar :) but I realise that someone else might. It is useful and to be fair Molly's recall in places where she can succeed (as opposed to woods with those tempting squirrels!) is good with me, I always use it. I know that the time I take if off is the time she'll wander!
     
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