We were stopped about four times for people to ask if the pups were pit bulls, if they could pet them, and to ask what were doing! Aside from Havi barking at a few runners and a few pups, they were focused, proud ambassadogs!
Check out these awesome photos, courtesy of Jen from That Touch of Pit.
|Gerti from Prettie Little Pittie|
|Pinky from That Touch of Pit|
|Lucy, That Touch of Pit and pack leader!|
So without further adieu, our rules:
The route will be set in advance so everyone knows where we're going and we can prepare for the terrain (and possible distractions, ie. singers, roller bladers, etc.) It will be drawn out the route on a Google map, and emailed it to all participants in 24 hours before the walk. It will include rest stops so that all involved (humans and dogs) can re-hydrate, re-focus, etc.
We will include people without dogs (so please bring a partner, or friend). If an incident occurs, they will be the ones who can swoop in a stop it. Other people holding dogs can't solve a situation involving dogs.
Everyone should bring their dog's most high value treats.
No retractable leashes
No face to face greetings
Give each dog at least 1 yard of space
Next Week's Walk
We are going to start a MeetUp Group to RSVP through, email address, as well as a Facebook page shortly. However, this week's walk will take place on Saturday, February 4 at 10:00AM. If you would like to participate, please email us at TwoGradStudentsandaPittie@gmail.com. Please include your human name, dog name, dog breed guesstimate, contact information, and issues your pup is working on. Also, you may email us just to be included on our mailing list!
We need a name and we need YOU to help! Please leave your best idea for a name for our group in the comments. Havi will vote! What do you win?! The pride and glory of having named the NYC chapter of the pack walk groups!