This week in agility class, we had 15 minutes to practice on our own on the equipment before class started. Ziggy was a lovely boy. Happy, wagging, and enthusiastic (well, enthusiastic for Ziggy). Eager to work, even.
Then Z had a break while we handlers walked our practice course. When it was our turn to run the course, Ziggy was LAZY - trotting slowly around, barely making it over the jumps, etc. Not really a pleasure to run.
At the end of class one of my classmates mentioned that we should consider extending class. "Wouldn't an hour and a half - long class be great?!?" she exclaimed. My other classmates agreed. One of them chiming in that, "My dog would love a 3 hour class!"
This got me thinking. Ziggy's ideal class time: 15 minutes.
The only thing Ziggy would really like to do for 3 hours is this: