Well, we had a full weekend. We ended up visiting Lauralie and Jesse unanounced on Saturday. (thanks again for everything!!!!) After we got home and Shadow took a 3 hr nap. (once again, thanks!) I decided to get him into the backyard for some training/play time. We worked on sit (yay) Down from stand and from sit (yay again) and then it was time for play. I started throwing his tennis ball for him, and one time it bounced and he caught it. I thought that was pretty neat, so rounded up some more balls, (with 2 kids fairly easy to find) and started throwing them. The more I threw, the more he caught!!! Now, he'll catch the ball, drop it at his front feet when I say "ready" and catch the next. Once all 4 balls have been thrown and caught, we start again. He loves it. I make sure he doesn't have to jump, because I know at 5 months it's not a good idea, but we have found something that he loves to do, almost as much as eating treats and it's not as fattening.