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They Are Really Big
We eventually discovered that our whippet's courage did have limits. On another stay at the ranch in the mountains, we were hiking in the high timber when a herd of elk moved through. My spouse and I were making our way through the trees to see how close we could get, and we had our three dogs with us.
At one pointmy spouse and I disagreed on the best approach through the dense forest. Being unable to discuss the matter without possibly spooking the elk--and of course, both being right-- we silently went our separate ways. Two of the dogs followed my spouse, and the whippet followed me.
These were usually good dogs, voice trained for off-leash, and although we couldn't use voice commands in this situation, the o [...]