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Old 03-27-2014, 04:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
DJEtzel
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That's very odd. I would be finding a new trainer. Sounds like she competes with collies and doesn't think any other breeds are good enough.

I train/compete with a GSD *AND* a Border Collie. Just because they aren't as fast doesn't mean they aren't sport candidates/can't do it and win. Most don't jump the same height as collies/aussies anyway.

He will definitely speed up once drive training is added after he knows all of the obstacles and sequences closer to two years for a larger dog. You're not in over your head at all!
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