In Buenos Aires, the German Sheep Dog Association has held a meeting and exhibition of the dogs they handle.
GV. Dogs in field retrieving articles and return to men lined up.
CU. Dog walks round legs of man.
LV. Dog jumps hurdle - picks up article - and returns jumping over hurdle.
LV. Pan Dog jumps over men's backs.
SV. Man tries to get away from dog and falls on ground.
SV. Dog jumps through hoop.
SV. Dog begging side of man.
LV. People in stand.
LV. Dog dropping by parachute from plane.
LV. Dog on parachute dropping.
SV. Ditto and lands on ground.
LV. Dog dropping on parachute.
CU. Ditto and lands on ground.
LV. Crowd in stand.
SV. Cup being presented.
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Background: In Buenos Aires, the German Sheep Dog Association has held a meeting and exhibition of the dogs they handle. And what a lesson this occasion was in the art of training man's 'faithful friend'. Encouraged by their handlers the dogs show no trace of fear, not even of their traditional enemy fire. There is sport too for them in this 'human hurdling' race.
The climax of the day came when the loyal animals were equipped with small parachutes and went aboard an aircraft to jump into the arena. Huinoa was the first dog to touch down - and such a champion is he that his handler needs help to carry all the prizes Huinoa has won: