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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by tollers2, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. tollers2 New Member

    Hi, I have 2 Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers and a Kelpie. My Tollers are 10 1/2 and 12 1/2 and have pretty much retired from competing in dog sports. (Flyball). The younger one is having a play with Rally O and enjoys learning tricks. He's quite deaf now so coming up with hand signals for new activities is a challenge. LOL. My old girl is mostly happy to potter around these days and we do a few tricks with her.

    I've recently taken on a 2 year old Kelpie who (of course) is way too smart and hasn't had much training. He's been with us for about 8 weeks now and has learned so much in that time. I take him (when I can) to tricks class at our local club and he also has done a herding beginners class as well as basic obedience. He's going to another herding clinic this weekend. :) I'm reading up on as much as I can to keep this Kelpie boy busy and finding things to do for the oldies.
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  2. Pawtential Unleashed Experienced Member

    Welcome to DTA!

    We are lovers of pics and videos so feel free to share [and youtube channels and blogs if you got em.]

    As for tricks - there are tons here - people have listed their tricks list for inspiration and there are plenty of compilation videos showing them off...once you get started plan on watching hours of entertaining vids. :D

    Anything in particular you are training right now?
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  3. Evie Experienced Member

    awwwww, so cute!!! I LOVE tollers, but they're really quite rare in Australia, especially in my state. Good luck with the kelpie, hopefully you'll find plenty of ideas on here :D
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  4. sara Moderator

    Welcome to the DTA!

    Tollers are such gorgeous dogs! I absolutely love them :) You'll find a ton of fun stuff on here, so enjoy!
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  5. Dogster Honored Member

    WELCOME!!!!:D Oh, I'm in LOVE with tollers!!!! :love::love: They are extremely smart. It's GREAT you are doing so much with your dogs!!! You'll find TONS of ideas (especially for tricks) right here.:D HAVE FUN and ENJOY the site!!!!:)
  6. doglover1234 Active Member

    Welcome to the DTA! We would love to see some pics of your dogs!!:)
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