Well, as per my vet's instructions, I took Koira to flyball practice. We were asked to do our normal activities, and then see if any of them were linked to or lead to limping.
Flyball does not, apparently, lead to any limping or stiffness. At least it doesn't this week.
Koira, however, did four FULL RUNS! We started up really close, and still had a jump prop in at the box, but Koira did four full runs, all the way down there, all the way back with the ball, with a pretty nice look turn in at the box. She only did the spin and refuse to go once, when she could obviously see one of her balls off to the side. So, we will be working on some distraction training with balls outside of practice.
I am so proud of my little girl.
Pallo also did some remedial work at practice, as last week his turns were low and sloppy and he was dropping his ball a lot. We spent one of our two turns in the building working on his turn. I think we will go ahead and run with the prop in for a week or two and see if that gets him back UP on the box again.
The second time in the building, we did full runs. He dropped the ball early five times in a row, but finally the sixth he brought it all the way back. We had a huge party with lots of tugging, treats, and happiness, and a trip to the water bowl, and ended on a great note.
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