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    Default Finally...Pics of the All Dachshund Flyball Team and Piper's Big Debut!!!

    As you guys know, we went to Memphis last weekend for the Flyball Dream Team Challenge. Our team consisted of 5 dachshunds:
    Autumn Breeze from TN
    Dapple from MI
    Jane Doe from VA
    Peaches from IL
    Piper Man from IL

    Our team name was Dash Hounds! We were in the slowest division, but our competition was still like 7 seconds faster than us usually! Oh well…what we lacked in speed, we made up for in cuteness and determination! The plan was for Autumn, Dapple, and Peaches to run full time. Jane (who came out of retirement to race with us) and Piper (this was his first tournament) would take turns in the 4th running spot.

    All of our doxies did great, and we even won 1 race against a team of Golden Retrievers! Peaches was awesome as usual, but John and I were excited to see how Piper would do. He was a little nervous the first race because there were a ton of people lined up to watch. Piper was a bit shakey in his warm-up, so he didn’t run in the first race. By the second race, he had calmed down, and he got to run. His first run was perfection!!! You’d have never know it was his first time competing. Unfortunately mid-day Jane got freaked out after she stumbled over one of the jumps, and she didn’t run the rest of the day. Piper Man stepped in and ran full-time the rest of the day. He was absolutely flawless! We were SO proud of him!!! We need to work on his speed, but that will come with time. It was great to see he had the fundamentals nailed. One time a golden retriever ran down the lane right at Piper, and Piper didn’t even care. He finished his run and came right to John to get his cheese!

    VIDEO! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwVUGv605rc



    Piper Man the Chancellor of Cheese



    I love this picture of John running Piper!



    Piper getting his ball out of the box!



    Piper bringing his squishy ball back!



    Me and John lined up with Peaches and Piper Man!



    Peaches is Rrrrrrreeeeeaaaaaaadddddyyyyyyyyyyy!



    Piper and Peaches passing!



    The Flying Sausage



    Another good one of the Piper Man!



    Autumn Breeze



    Dapple



    The Whole Team
    (Standing: Malibu (our mascot, he is in training), Jane Doe, Dapple, Piper Man)
    (Sitting: Our Boxloader, Peaches, Autumn Breeze)



    There was a pumpkin patch right next to the event, so this was a must have pic!
    Tanya, Peaches & Piper Man

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    Those are awesome!!! I can't stop smiling!

    Linsey, Bailey, and Piper

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    Those pics put a smile on my face, too.

    to the whole team!
    Patrice and the Houston Crew (aka The Three Musketeers)

    DREAM Dachshund Rescue

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    That is so friggin cool I can't believe it!!!!! YOu gotta write up something for the agile wiener site, K?????? We ahve to feature this all doxie team!!!!!
    Amy, Laika, Owen and Salsa

    and Segue

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    This is so cute and awesome. :D
    Jen & Gigi


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    Fantastic pic!!!:hearts:

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    Good job! I love flying weiner pictures, the ears are priceless!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linus
    Those are awesome!!! I can't stop smiling!


    OK for reals.... I can't stop looking at the pics!!!! They're rad!!!! Pman looks great and (of course) Peaches rocked it!
    Karen - Proud Hoomom to Bella "Snooter" Boo & The Professor Buster Brown

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    Oh, and you and John look great! :-)
    Karen - Proud Hoomom to Bella "Snooter" Boo & The Professor Buster Brown

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    Wow, that is just so freaking neat! I loved ALL the pics.

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