The Last for the Year
At the Nielsen Farm Pond
We promised an OwyheeStar client who is getting one of the Atti X Boone pups that we could swim the pup before they depart. Any promise is subject to being derailed by circumstances beyond our control. Mr. Winter could push in and steal the stage. He has already made it evident that he is intent on an early arrival. We didn’t get snow; however, other not so far away places did–Cotton Mountain for one. The forecast has been for a warmer fall, and we hoped for the Indian Summer weather that we love so much.
The icy temperatures departed, and the pups came of age. Isn’t it grand when the stars align? The pond filled and despite the straw-like trim that floated around the edge it made for the perfect opportunity to get the swim accomplished. The last induction to water for the year. We don’t have access to an indoor swimming pool.
We love adding the puppy swim to the list of early life experiences. Nevertheless, many OwyheeStar Weims swim without the benefit of this imprint experience. Therefore, folks getting a winter pup should not fear their pup won’t take to the water. In fact, any Weimaraner can become an excellent swimmer. Some are more natural swimmers than others. It takes knack and patience. The right setting also helps you achieve the swim. A love of the retrieve is an invaluable tool. If you are patient and keep working on this discipline, we have no doubt you will achieve a positive outcome.
Posted on October 20, 2017, in Companion Weimaraner, Getting an OwyheeStar Puppy, Getting started with a Weim, OwyheeStar, OwyheeStar Weim, Owyheestar Weimaraner, OwyheeStar’s Succeeding with the Weimaraner, Puppies, Puppy Development, Puppy Information, Puppy Tips & Info, Swimming Weimaraners, The Weimaraner and tagged First Swim, Never too late to learn to swim, Swimming, Swimming in cold water, Swimming Weim, Swimming Weimaraner, Swimming Weimaraners, Swimming Weims. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
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