Today Siri and Silja were bear tested. Both did fine tests. Both barked at the bear, Silja was bolder but on the other hand went a bit too close to the bear. Siri had more stamina but she is older. And it did take Siri a bit more time to recover. She still kept eye on the bear. Silja recovered instantly. And she is just a youngster! She kept eye contact when she barked at the bear whereas Siri looked away at times. But they have a fundamental difference: Siri herds sheep, Silja cows. I was pleasantly surprised at both dogs. I have gotten great dogs! Wow.