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That's awesome -
I just had to laugh. As we use to say back in my (horse) racetrack days, " I tried to told ya".And y'all were 100% right....last time we went, both were well behaved and did not put up a ruckus at all- nice and calm. The moment we got out of the truck this weekend, Freyja turned into the Tasmanian devil and Ragnar was a bucking Brahman bull, they were nuts. Most of the time I can control them but damn, they were absolutely crazy!
I'd say nope. They've just got different personalities. Reckless is going on 8 and she will come up the leash an try to bite when I take her to the start and then she'll tear the lure to shreds at the end - use to could get her off of it by throwing a ball, but now that doesn't work and she will definitely bite if you try to grab her off of it. She has intense prey drive in the field but ignores the cat and chickens at home. I think the Dobermans have good prey drive but not the kill drive... as soon as it quits moving it's over.Maybe chalk that up to age? Rag is 4
I really wanted to do CATs, but I've seen this at almost every field and there are reports of serious injury. Sight hounds that are made to chase prey have long narrow "hare" feet compared to our Dobermans short fat boxy feet that can be compared to army boots. The tight turns are really hard on the body, especially going top speed.On the second run (did not video) she hit one corner so hard and fast that she rolled over twice, got up and took off at the white bag like nothing. The admin there insisted on checking her over before we left the field.