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Lou at the Stirling Acres SDT

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I finally have some more recent pics of Lou working. All of these photos are courtesy of Lori Landy, who was the trial photographer.

Keeping an eye on his sheep:
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/run.jpg[/img]

Starting his drive (the obligatory rear-end shot):
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/drive.jpg[/img]

Here is the black side of his split face:
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/profile3.jpg[/img]

And now the white side:
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/profile.jpg[/img]

I am absurdly proud of how white his white parts are :rolleyes: :
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/profile2.jpg[/img]

Attempting to set up a shed:
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/shed.jpg[/img]

Panic! What the heck am I supposed to do now??
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/pen.jpg[/img]

Perhaps I will make kissy-faces at my dog:
[img]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/voteforbear/stirling_acres/pen2.jpg[/img]

And, er, no, we didn't pen. Apparently, standing like a garden gnome is not the way you help your dog at the pen. Ah well, I'm learning. Lou has been a very patient teacher. :D

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Nice shots! I love seeing Lou, working, putzing around, sleeping with his frog, etc :rolleyes: I like the 5th shot, he's such a regal looking dog!

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Awww, thanks! You have always been Lou's biggest fan. I'm sure that it has nothing to do with the fact that you own a magnificent split-faced boy, too. :rolleyes:

Anyway, I am happy that I have pictures of my dog at a trial. I must have a a hundred gigs of other people's dogs at trials, but none of my boy (and me). So I was very happy to fork over some cash to get pics!

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You guys look great to me. :rolleyes:

Kissy faces are a big improvement over some of the moves I pull.

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Great pics from another BIG Lou fan ! I really like the fourth one where you can see his "line" - I mean his body ( minus the hair ). Not quite sure how to put it, but I have an image of Lou being very chunky, but he looks like a muscle machine there. And his white parts ARE white - don't tell us you bleach them ..!!! And the one of you praying is a classic :rolleyes:

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Wonderful pictures. I love to see herding dogs at their work.

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[quote name='airbear' post='153553' date='Jun 14 2007, 09:01 PM']And, er, no, we didn't pen. Apparently, standing like a garden gnome is not the way you help your dog at the pen.[/quote]

:rolleyes:

Wonderful shots! I think you guys look great out there, too.

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Nice shots! Lou is one fine looking boy :rolleyes: I love split faces. It looked like you had a great time :D

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[quote name='Zoe' post='153629' date='Jun 15 2007, 04:16 AM']...but I have an image of Lou being very chunky, but he looks like a muscle machine there.[/quote]
Yes, he is very lean, too lean according to some people. He is bonier than Wick, but very well-muscled. He weighed 22.8 kilos at his last weigh-in, which is about 51 lbs. He's just a very big dog - tall (24") and big-boned.

[quote]And his white parts ARE white - don't tell us you bleach them ..!!![/quote]
OK, I won't tell you. :rolleyes: Actually, I sometimes chalk him to get the yellow tinge out, and occasionally will use a blueing shampoo on his white parts. Othertimes, I just hose him off. He's pretty easy to keep clean.

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