She was in no rush once she caught the ball. She was strutting back to return the ball so she could chase the ball again.

BTW, she’s not as old as she looks. She’s only 7 years old.

Dog strutting with ball

I Have The Ball

Technical

Before (left) and after (right) as processed with Darktable 2.0.5

Before (left) and After (right)

Camera: Canon 70D ISO 640 and 1/320
Lens: Canon 70-200 f/4L-IS @200mm and f/5
Processed with Darktable 2.0.5: http://www.darktable.org/