Oh, and if she'd done that to the farm dogs she probably would have lost her face. That's putting it as nicely as possible.
I guess I'm trying to say that the way Asher acted was well within his rights and a lot calmer than a LOT of other dogs would have been.
I really hope your finger is feeling much better soon. Training can be a tonne of fun but it's really hard to find the place you gel with properly.