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TheCunnyFunt Tue 05-Jan-16 14:58:52

We've had her 5 weeks and today was the first time I bit the bullet and let her off the lead. She was brilliant, almost perfect recall (she got distracted by smells en route back to me grin ) and at one point she jumped over my other dogs head, this is no mean feat as he is a tall greyhound! She ran at him and leapt up to snap at his face to get him to play, he ducked and she flew clean over his head!

HoundPaws Tue 05-Jan-16 19:54:25

A terrier? With almost perfect recall?! Blimey!

Cherrysherbet Tue 05-Jan-16 19:58:25

Love seeing dogs running off the lead! She looks so happy. She'll sleep well tonight!

TheCunnyFunt Tue 05-Jan-16 20:24:50

Yes, she was brilliant! She came back every time I called her, she just got a little distracted by smells a couple of times on her way back to me grin and she's only had her new name for 3 weeks smile

Boredofthinkingofnewnames Tue 05-Jan-16 20:34:37

If she's anything like mine she's just lulling you into a false sense of security. Like toddlers do.

My terrier always comes back but only when he bloody wants to. Love seeing them run though.

roseandgrey Tue 05-Jan-16 20:36:20

Fab photos! She's a beauty. There's nothing I love more than watching my boy have fun smile

Theodopolus Tue 05-Jan-16 20:38:26

She's gorgeous - you can see the speed of her from a photo!

My terrier used to dribble a football (twice the size of her) like Pele.

TheCunnyFunt Wed 06-Jan-16 23:18:47

That thought also occurred to me Bored. But I will always have tasty treats with me, usually liver cake which she loves. So hopefully she'll stay this well behaved off lead grin

eandh Thu 07-Jan-16 14:11:02

We have had our puppy 5 weeks too snd been going off lead with a whistle for recall he loves it although as we live next to a river and the rain means it's flooded we have had to keep him in lead last week as he is a cocker spaniel who loves water but the current of the river would sweep him away!

Lokibuddyboo Wed 27-Jan-16 05:42:56

It's lovely to see dogs having fun of lead.
I let my ddog off lead as his recall is pretty good as he doesn't like to go too far away from me ( he's like my little shadow)

BernardsarenotalwaysSaints Wed 27-Jan-16 09:57:35

Clever pup! Well done for 'being brave' & letting her off. The first few times are always nerve wracking.

My Dads most recent dog (who lived to the grand old age of 17 & is the reason for him being named Grandad dogs name) was a Black Fell Terrier & always had perfect recall even if she had picked up a scent well she did for Dad. Not so much for me. So it is possible for a terrier to behave itself smile

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