Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Happy New Year!

We haven't done much the last couple of days, but we have done a bit of mountain boarding!

As its New Year's Eve, Millie and I pulled a cracker! It's the first cracker Millie's ever pulled. Needless to say, she loved it! There was a bit of cheating going on though, she seemed to think she had to hold the bit in the middle... Surprisingly, she won, on more than one occasion!

She wore the hats proudly!

Happy New Year to everyone!

Sunday, 28 December 2014

A "cool" mountain boarding dog!

Millie and I went on our walk this morning and we met a man walking a Jack Russell. He saw us and said "no skateboard today then?" He then went on to tell us he'd seen us yesterday and thought a skateboarding dog was really "cool"!

We took the mountain board out the back again this morning. Once again, Millie did really well! I'm so pleased she can finally go on rougher terrain! She was going up the curb, down the curb and through the dips no problem!

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Mountain Boarding!

Today we went out for a bit and tried the mountain board a bit more! We went to an area where there's grass. Unfortunately, Millie couldn't ride the mountain board over the grass because it was too wet and just sunk into the ground. I'm sure she'd be able to if the grass wasn't wet and she did go on it a bit! She did very well! When we were done there, Milllie rode it home again! She absolutely loved it and got lots of people stopping to watch her!

I made a video of her on it!

Millie finished her rawhide bone from Christmas Day, so I gave her one I got for her. When we came back from trying the mountain board, Millie jumped on the sofa. I got a drink and sat down next to her. She didn't look very happy about me sitting there. She quickly got up, jumped up on the other side of me and kicked the cushions about. She was then holding her bone! She'd hidden her bone I between two cushions on the sofa, I didn't know it was there! Why she thinks I want to eat it I don't know!

Friday, 26 December 2014

Boxing Day

Today has also been quite busy! Millie has had lots of fun playing with her new toys! 

Last night, Millie brought her bone up to bed with us. She seemed to think I was going to steal it so hid it under her beanbag (which is on my bed). She then realised she couldn't lay on her beanbag if her bone was under it so laid on the bed without her beanbag!

It's been raining today so we haven't been able to use the mountain board again yet, though hopefully we will be able to somewhen soon. 

Millie's had a lovely Christmas! She's been completely spoiled! She's had so many lovely presents and treats, all of which I think she deserves!

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Christmas Day!

Millie's had a fantastic Christmas! 

Before our walk, I let Millie open one of the presents from me. It was a toy, she loved unwrapping all her presets!

She took it on our walk with her!

She got lots more presents too!

I got a mountain board for Millie so she can skateboard on rougher terrain. We took it out for a go and it was perfect! Despite its weight, Millie had no problem zooming away on it! 

While we were out mountain boarding, Millie saw next doors back gate undone and ran down their garden! Fortunately, after I chased her, she came back!

I also got a friendship collar, so now Millie and I match! Millie looks very smart! 

She enjoyed a Christmas dinner and had fun shredding more wrapping paper! Millie's exhausted and can't wait for tomorrow so she can play with her new things some more!

It's also a special anniversary today, a year ago today Millie learnt to ride her scooter!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Christmas Eve!

Millie's getting ready for Santa Paws! 

Although I caught her just before stealing a sausage roll earlier, I'm sure she's been good enough to deserve a visit tonight! 

This evening she laid down next to me to watch a nice Christmas doggy film. She's going to go to bed soon so she's asleep for Santa Paws!

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Preparing for Christmas!

Millie and I haven't been doing too much as we've all been getting ready for Christmas!

Yesterday we went on a nice long walk. I've also been wrapping up presents, and Millie was very 'helpful' and kept standing on the paper and eating the gift tags! She's been doing the same today!

She's also managed to learn how to cross her paws properly now, it's really sweet! 

I'm sure Millie will have a lovely Christmas, she's got lots of presents which she'll love!

Monday, 15 December 2014

Dog Training Christmas Party!

This evening it was the dog training Christmas party! 

Firstly, we did the fancy dress! Most of the dogs were dressed up and they all looked brilliant! Millie came 2nd in the competition!

We did a little obstacle course which was good fun and Millie did it very well!

We then did the dressing up race. It was our class against the other class. Millie and I were last to go so we were quick and made sure our team won!

We played musical chairs, which we also won! I nearly got sat on by a couple of people whose chairs I stole!

We did the chocolate drop race, just about winning our heat and then winning the final as well! 

By the time we got to musical sits, we thought we should let someone else won so we were out quite near the start!

It was really good fun and everyone enjoys it! The dogs got lots of treats and we got mince pies and cake afterwards too!

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Two Naughty Doggies!

Joe is staying with us so I have been taking both millie and Joe out. The pair of them have been right little monkeys and have either been, sniffing or barking!

Millie's also been really hyper and tried to eat my magazine! She doesn't know what trouble to get up to next!

It's a good job I love them both!

Millie and Joe both got Happy Dog Trick Elf certificates for their Christmas videos, here they are with them! I think it's a lovely picture!

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

A Frosty Morning!

It was frosty when we went out this morning, the grass was white and there was ice all over the cars. Millie wasn't too happy as it meant she had to wear her coat! When we got out there, the sun was just coming up. 

We saw Millie's boyfriend, and hid behind a car when two dogs Millie doesn't like walked passed! We carried on and got to the school. Here we saw a little boy, wearing a hat, and his dad. I was so busy making sure Millie didn't jump up at the boy because of his hat, I tripped up the pavement! Fortunately I didn't fall right over but the dad still laughed at me! It's a good job Millie's there to keep me upright, though I think I'll just let her jump up at the boy next time! 

Monday, 8 December 2014

Dog Training

We went dog training this evening, it was really good! 

First we did a bit of agility, Millie went first to show everyone what to do! They were all very impressed! One of the dogs after her got stuck in the tunnel!

Some of the dogs aren't very good at they stays so we practised that for a bit. Its one of the exercises Millie does best so it was no problem for her!

We did send always, though I've lost Millie's mat so we had to use her mark instead! She still did it well, despite the trainer teasing us for having a mouse mat! 

We did some distance control and then walking backwards, both of which Millie did fantastically! We had to do another stay and Millie was a really good girl the whole time!

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Millie and Joe's Christmas Videos!

Yesterday I made Joe a video of his Christmas tricks! It's very sweet!

I also did one with Millie! She really enjoyed doing the tricks and I think it's a really nice video!

Saturday, 6 December 2014

A Nice Day with Millie!

Millie and I have had a nice day today! After our wall this morning, we came back and filmed some more Christmas tricks! Millie was really up for it and was weaving in and out of presents, jumping over presents and more! 

As always, she was willing to pose for a photo!

At lunchtime, we went for a walk down the Worth Way, which Millie enjoyed! She hasn't been down there for a while so there were lots of new smells!

When we came back, I put the videos of the tricks together and then I filmed some tricks with Joe! Millie was more than willing to show him how it was done, I think she put him off! He did alright once Millie managed to remember how to 'stay' though!

We went for our evening walk and saw all the Christmas lights that had just been turned on and then went home to watch a Christmas doggy DVD!

Friday, 5 December 2014

Millie in the YKC Magazine!

My article about Millie's world record got published in the YKC magazine! She really is such a clever girl!

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Christmas Dog Trick Challenge!

On Sunday we did some filming of Christmas dog tricks. Today I submitted a video of Millie fetching a stocking for the Dog Trick Geeks December Challenge and we passed!

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014

Dog Training and some Christmas Tricks!

Today Millie and I have been doing some Christmas tricks! It's for a challenge, we will get a certificate afterwards. Today we filmed Millie jumping over tinsel, putting a snowman in a bucket, walking around a snowman and giving me a stocking! We're still trying to think of some more!

This evening we went dog training. Millie was very good. We had to do heelwork weaving through some cones and then Millie had to sit at one end while I walked to the other end and then back to her. We did the mats. I forgot Millie's mat so she went to one of the other dogs' which she did very well considering it wasn't hers! She did a recall with Ruby, A Recalls and out of sight stays all really well! 

She's tired out now and is asleep on the sofa!