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Finally a CGC!

Obedience (non-protection) discussion. We have broken the two apart.
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ZodiacT
Green Dog
Posts: 117
Joined: Sun Nov 07, 2010 2:50 pm
Tell us about yourself: I was introduced to the Dutch Shepherd breed during my time as an Army veterinary technician working with Military Working Dogs. I fell in love with the breed and by pure chance happened to meet a DS in a local rescue who was a police K9 washout and was up for adoption. We adopted Zodiac right away and she has been an important part of our family ever since. We currently compete in Rally-Obedience and participate in Agility.
Location: Andrews Air Force Base, MD

Finally a CGC!

Post by ZodiacT » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:50 pm

Not only did Zodiac pass the Canine Good Citizen test yesterday, she did better than any of the other dogs there! I waited this long to do the test with her because when we adopted her 3 years ago she had problems with fear and dog aggression and I wanted to feel confident those issues were worked out before we took the test. Thanks to Rally she has gotten used to just ignoring other dogs and seems to have gained a lot more confidence in herself. I'm so happy :D
Hayley St.Pierre-Thomas and Zodiac RL1-AOE, RL2-AOE, CGC
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alspyce
Working Dog
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Tell us about yourself: I am in New York State. Got my first DS about 14 years ago (more or less as a rescue- lost her in Nov.). After years of GSD's, and a few dogs of other breeds (Rotti/Beauceron/Ger. Shorthaired Pointer/ Yorkie and my current Jack Russell) I now have another DS, 4mo female, no name yet, tho I have a few in mind.
Also have a horse-old quarter horse mare-32.
Can't wait for all the snow to get gone! Spring is coming too slow this year!
Location: Corinth, New York

Re: Finally a CGC!

Post by alspyce » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:08 pm

That's wonderful! Congratulations!
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." Anatole France
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Re: Finally a CGC!

Post by vneerland » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:53 pm

Super!
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felixone123
Working Dog
Posts: 1076
Joined: Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:08 pm
Tell us about yourself: Rescued our first DS male on Dec 27, 2011. Approx 4 yrs. Rescued from NADSR. His name is Odin. Adopted a 2nd DS from NADSR June 27, 2012. Kai - 6 months.
Location: Fishkill, NY

Re: Finally a CGC!

Post by felixone123 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:50 am

that is fantastic!! You go Zodiac!!
Barbara, Odin & Kai

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leih merigian
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Tell us about yourself: Had a GSD, am getting a DS puppy in a few weeks. Compete in agility, obedience, and cross train in tons of stuff. Found out about this site from the DS Rescue yahoo list.

Re: Finally a CGC!

Post by leih merigian » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:49 am

Way to go! :stickman:
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Zodiac vom Younghaus (over the bridge)
Central VA (near Charlottesville)
It's never too late to have a happy childhood...

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WorkingK9
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Tell us about yourself: Have rescued and trained dogs for most of my life, rescued high drive, aggressive dogs and gave them a job to do.

I currently have a dutch shepherd I am training dual purpose and PSA (one of Katrina's pups)
Location: Northern VA / Maryland
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Re: Finally a CGC!

Post by WorkingK9 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:40 am

Congrats
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