Thursday, November 20, 2014

Dog agility (?) contest fail, but dog win...

Dog agility (?) contest fail, but dog win...  The video at right is labeled as being a Finnish dog agility contest, but if so, it's different than any other agility contest I've seen.  This is more like an obedience trial, wherein the dog is asked to ignore all sorts of treats and distractions to do what his handler asks.

Anyhow, in the video the golden retriever's handler is quite disappointed – but the dog is thinking “Best game evah!

Hearing the Finnish language, and seeing the Finnish faces, brought back all sorts of good memories.  Finland is across the Baltic Sea from Estonia; the languages are closely related, as are the people...

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