What is it about flyball and bagpipes? Penny seems to have her best days when the pipes are playing. Hmmm...could it be because her "grandmother" (human) was from Edinburgh? Penny never met my mum, who was sadly gone before we adopted Penny, but it must be in the air in our house. Maybe it's the times when I go around humming - off-key - 'The pipes, the pipes are playing', or 'By yon bonnie banks and by yon bonnie braes'.
Anyway, she had a happy and successful day. (Thanks, Sue, for taking this photo.)
She did once again think someone in the crowd was dangerously unknown and must be watched at all times, but this only caused her to go around the jumps once, and when she was sent down again - the dog who makes a mistake can run again after her three team-mates - she ran well.
She earned a medal! Here she is standing proud and straight with it:
And I'm not listening to any suggestions that maybe she didn't have a clue about the importance of this medal and that someone was holding a treat above her head!
Here's the medal in closeup. Third place in division seven.
How many sections, you ask. And how many teams in division seven?
Yep...seven divisions in the competition and three teams in that level.