Mica earned his NoseWork one title with style today.  2013-04-30 16.34.46

He came in #4 over all out of 33 dogs (one-second from 3rd place)… This rating is calculated from the time it takes to complete all 4 elements (box, indoor, outdoor and  vehicle).  Mica’s time was 1:22:57,  1 second from the 3rd place dog!    He got 1st place in the indoor search (it took him 14 seconds) and 2 pronounced! (on the indoor and outdoor searches).  The judges were both k9 police officers and one told me that Mica was ‘outstanding.’  I’m in a state of shock.     LINK

Not bad for his (and My) very first trial!   Tomorrow is Nickel’s turn.  We’ll see if her attitude is guided by her buddha belly or her head :).   It’s a very hard act to follow.  I hope Nickel just passes all 4 elements 🙂

After the trial we all blew off steam in the great field outside our hotel.

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