Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Monday, 10 December 2012


The last weekend of November was very windy. On Sunday we even had a storm. So we decided to go to the beach. Nothing beats the wind in your hair and the salt on your lips on a stormy day at the seaside! Skye got all crazy. She couldn't stop barking. Rona was a good little girl! Loved the beach and didn't want to be picked up :)

Winter competition

The 'normal' competition has come to an end. Skye and I had a great year. We were VERY unexperienced when we started, but after a while we got the hang of it and even started to win some prizes! Very special was winning the grade 1 final at the Dogs in Need Agility Show!

By September we managed to get promoted to FCI grade 2. Woohoo!

During the winter, a so called winter competition is organized. It's a team competition and we were asked if we wanted to join one of the teams. As addicted as we are to agility by now, of course we did! Last month we had our first competition. We did well as a team and won the Team jumping. The agility runs didn't go as well unfortunately, one team member got disqualified, and two, me too, had a fault. It was such a shame as my run with Skye went so nicely.

Here are a few videos:




Rona came too, I think it's good for her to get used to the hustle and bustle of an agility show. She enjoyed herself very much, getting a lot of attention :) She slept a lot too.

New addition to the family: meet Rona!

Yes, we did it. We got ourselves another sheltie. It's just like a wise person once said: Shelties are like crisps, you can't have just one. :)
In October we travelled to England to go and meet little Rona. This little tri girl is Skye's half sister. They have the same daddy, but another mum. She is a wonderful little girl. Very outgoing, friendly and crazy! But at the same time very gentle with our little boy Hidde. I fell in love with her straight away. On November 1st she travelled back to the Netherlands with us. Quite a journey for a little puppy, more than a few hours in the car and a night on the ferry as well. But she did very well. Both sisters are great travellers!

Here are some pictures from the first weeks.
Helping unpack to groceries (or just looking for meat, hahaha!)

She loves to tug!!

 At the train station.

 And in the train! No problem at all!

 Having a nap with big sister Skye.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Friday, 23 March 2012

Yay, it's spring!

The sun is shining and it feels so lovely and warm outside: spring is here!

 Especially for Sing, Samber, Tig, Sadie, Brooke and Sonic (Skye's daddy, mummy, sisters and brother), here are some new pictures of Skye.

Skye likes a little sunbathing! 


And a bit of cooling down in the house ;) 

Do I smell cheese???


Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Our first agility competition

I guess I'm not a great blogger. Especially since I'm more active on facebook... 
But hey, we've finally started competing in agility. So why not post a video of our first competition here in the Netherlands. Skye is doing a really nice job, I'm very proud of her. I still have lots to learn as a handler though, hahaha! I almost changed at the wrong place and even though I corrected myself I pushed Skye around the jump.

We did some more runs, but unfortunately I don't have videos of those. 

 In between we relaxed and watched the others compete. We had a great day. Can't wait until we can compete again in a few weeks time!