Detroit Dog of the Day, Maple H.!

MapleName: Maple H.

Age: 10 months

Breed: Golden Doodle

Daycare Buddies: Holmer, Maxx, and all other doodles!

Fun Fact: Maple has been a terrific member of our pack, and unfortunately will be leaving us soon! While in daycare, Maple struck the fancy of another dog, Maxx, and the two have been inseparable! See her give Maxx a smooch in the picture posted! HOW CUTE!!!!!!!!!!

Training Hard For Pup Cup 2014!

Last week we told you all about the Pup Cup and yesterday the teams got off to a great start. They’ll work hard over the next few weeks to be the best handlers and have some friendly competition starting with Recalls this week. All the teams are super excited to get out there.

All last week the pack leaders trained hard To meet their benchmark scores they’ve been practicing their Recalls and some have even been working their vocal cords.

Nicole practices her vocals in front of the mirror every  morning.

Nicole practices her vocals in front of the mirror every morning.

Jason works on recalls

Jason works on recalls

Our newest pack leader Chaz doing some of his first recalls and group sits.

Our newest pack leader Chaz doing some of his first recalls and group sits.

Team "Ruff Riders" won't roll over for anybody.

Team “Ruff Riders” won’t roll over for anybody.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these benchmark scores for all 3 categories. The teams must beat or exceed these benchmarks and we know they will. Don’t forget to check back next week for the results from week 1!

Detroit

Kameron-            Dog recall-95%                 Group Sit-8 for 3 seconds              Gate boundary-12 dogs waiting

Gillian-                 Dog recall-85%                 Group Sit-11 for 2-3 seconds        Gate boundary-8 dogs waiting

Nicole-                 Dog recall-85%                 Group Sit-8 for 3 seconds              Gate boundary-7 dogs waiting

Norlan-                Dog recall-90%                 Group Sit-8 for 3 seconds              Gate boundary-20 dogs waiting

Krista-                  Dog recall-95%                 Group Sit-8 for 3 seconds              Gate boundary-8 dogs waiting

Ferndale

Nicole-            Dog recall-100%                 Group Sit- 12 for 2 seconds              Gate boundary- 24 dogs waiting

Becca-                 Dog recall-95%                 Group Sit- 8 for 4 seconds        Gate boundary-12 dogs waiting

Chaz-                 Dog recall-45%                 Group Sit- 4 for 2 seconds              Gate boundary- 11 dogs waiting

Logan-                Dog recall-95%                 Group Sit-12 for 5 seconds              Gate boundary- 7 dogs waiting

Jason-                  Dog recall-85%                 Group Sit-15 for 5 seconds

Mariah-                  Dog recall-100%                 Group Sit-8 for 2 seconds              Gate boundary-16 dogs waiting

Leah-                  Dog recall-100%                 Group Sit-9 for 3 seconds              Gate boundary-12 dogs waiting

Shannon-                  Dog recall-100%                 Group Sit-8 for 2 seconds