Mt. Perry, Australia

We visited Mt. Perry again for the 2nd time to meet Margaret and her pugs. Mt. Perry is about 50KM from Gin Gin, Queenlands and about 470KM from Gold Coast. Our trip to Mt. Perry took us almost 6 hours as we stopped here and there along the way. Mt. Perry is a small community of about 300 people. It has a now a small motel with 6 rooms where we put up for one night. The only restaurant in the motel that office nice dining keep us entertained for the night. We had a nice dinner with Margaret and her family. We took off from Mount Perry the next morning at 5:45am and head for Sunshine Coast. The sun rised at early as 5:30am at Mt Perry. We reached The Australian Zoo sharp at 10am. After the visit to the Australian Zoo, we dropped off at Super Bee for a short while before heading back to Gold Coast for dinner and then shop again. We left Gold Coast for Kuala Lumpur the next day.

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Training Teneal, our pug for Intermediate exercise of Dog Obedience Training

We are begining to train our pug for some exercise of the Intermediate Competition Class of Dog Obedience Training. Two of the exercises we are training Teneal on are fetching of dumbbell and remote control. We started the training to get Teneal to hold the light timber dumbbell in her mouth and release it willingly on command. All is done with food training and we are able to achieve it in about two weeks. Once Teneal master the hold and release of dumbbell, we proceeded with throwing the dumbbell and get Teneal to fetch it. Again training with food is effective as Teneal has high drive for food and treats :-). Once we are done with that, Teneal is now being to train to master the send command where she is only suppose to go for the fetching of dumbbell on our command. We have also trained Teneal to hold and release heavier plastic dumbbell. The aim is trying to get her to get used to dumbbell of different weight and size. As pug has short and wide muzzle, we had hard time to get suitable dumbbell of appropriate size. Those are wide enough are normally also heavier. Plastic Dumbbell …

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