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That was AWESOME, Dee Dee!!! Pixel's not on odor yet, but she is also very fast to find the hides, so I think she'll do well once she understands odor.
The interesting thing is watching how different dogs work. There is an English Cocker in our class... Nose born for this. But he gets SO over the top, rushing around, that he's gone through the odor before he can stop himself, then swirls around frantically (messing with the scent cone) before figuring it out. It ends up taking him longer to find the hides, even though they are very simple at our level. Then there is a Nwfie in the class. She doesn't know the word "excited". She is very careful and deliberate, and even though she SEEMS to be working much more slowly, she's very accurate, and doesn't deviate once she's found the scent. So she actually finds the hides much faster.
Karen, Kodi, Pixel and Panda
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