By user12607856 on Sep 15, 2008
Here are some images captured on my cell phone last night, at the doggie get-together at Duncan's school. The phone is adequate for taking still pictures up close, but pathetic for action shots in the distance.
At one point there were 14 dogs (and their people) present. Plenty of opportunities for treats. In fact, we've been over doing that a bit lately, and there was a slight kerfuffle between Dusti and one of the other dogs. As you can see, when the treats come out, the person with the treats becomes the immediate center of attention for several dogs. Some dogs behave well. I wish Dusti was one of them.
The star of the show was Angel, an Australian Shepherd, who is the Energizer Bunny of the local dog scene. She chases her large purple ball all over the place and just keeps going and going and going. Doesn't matter if you or your dog is in the way. She can't see where she's going so you'll just get whacked by the ball. She's also exceptionally talented at keeping it in the air for several seconds. Which got me wondering what she'd be like with a flock of sheep. Visions of small lambs being bounced around.
Next weekend I'll try to remember to take over a proper camera and go slightly earlier and see if I can get better shots. .