How to Know When You Are Hooked on Flyball
- You call and email friends and family to let them know how your dog did at their first tournament.
- You are thrilled to get photos from your teammates of your dog in action and you email those photos to all your friends and family.
- You start asking for vacation days from work around flyball tournaments so you can travel there on Friday and spend Monday recovering.
- You spend hours braiding just the right kind of tug with just the right toy attached.
- You are contemplating purchasing a new vehicle so you can haul yourself, all your tournament stuff and the dogs.
- You work flyball expenses into your family budget.
- You revise your dogs’ nutrition to maximize their energy and stamina.
- You are drawn to purchase athletic wear in your team’s colors.
- You take down some pictures in your house to create an “I love My Dog Wall” with their title certificates framed and photos of the dogs in action.
- You have to move the garbage cans out of the garage to accommodate the flyball equipment you are storing.
- When you are procrastinating doing chores because you are watching videos of dogs racing on Youtube and/or surfing websites and blogs about flyball
How to Know When You're REALLY Hooked on Flyball
- You are considering adding a new dog to your family, but you want it to be a height dog so your first flyball dogs can race into their senior years.
- You get a vanity license plate for the above mentioned vehicle that references flyball.
- You purchase the RV/trailer/toy-hauler in order to travel in comfort to tournaments.
- You teach yourself how to create a website so your team has something cool and fun.
- You move the car out of garage to accommodate the flyball practice area you set up.
- You take up running again… not for yourself but because you want to condition the dog.
- You are subscribed to all the flyball email lists and actually read all the letters…. Even the ones thanking teams for tournaments in states a thousand miles away.