"You're an idiot!"
Just in the past couple days, I have been told by a few different people that I'm an idiot for being a decoy. I really don't see it that way. I'm sure to some it just looks like I'm a chew toy but I see it as science. I know to most it looks like decoys just get bit but there is so much more to it than that. I don't know, I just love it. Seeing dogs I work progress brings enjoyment to me. Seeing dogs I work get titled and do well in trials brings enjoyment to me. Maybe I'm just sic. I don't mind the bruises and punctures. To me it's all part of the job.
Anyone else been told they are an idiot for beign a decoy/helper? What do you say to these people?