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Oh those are perfect!


Very good, now do you mind if I hide your post from Lady and Daisy? They (especially Daisy)have enough ideas of their own! LOL

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Karen Shanley

OMG! Wiping the tears of laughter off my face... sigh. Very funny.


Let's see, my dog does the following: Make strangers feel sorry for you, Make your humans be patient (what gets me is that she finds the perfect spot and then pees several inches away) and Make your own rules.


Annie the cat laughed when she read this...she thinks dogs are novices at training their masters...or as she calls me..slave...
pretty funny...


"When you go outside to go pee, sniff around the entire yard as your humans wait. Act as if the spot you choose to go pee will ultimately decide the fate of the earth."

Hehe! Yes, getting the right spot appears to be so very important!


I have experienced so many of these from my dogs I think they must definitely have these written down in a rule book somewhere!! 8)

Mary Jo Hostnik

Yeah, my dogs know these games very well! Especailly the "draw attention to your human" game! How do they know I ran out of poopie bags when we are out for a walk?!?! And, do the purposely "hold some back" for the walk? Everybody knows the routine, you want to go to the park, you have to go potty first. So how is it they have to go again, when we're on the paved area leading to the forest trails?!?!


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My dog would employ every single one of these tactics with glee and no shame if given the chance. As it is she still plays one or two of them on me every now and then.


Thanks for the laugh ... I am sure my fur girls wrote some of these tactics!


Oh my this was good. One time we were convinced our Springer Samantha had somehow run away. We called for her inside and out and then proceeded to jump in the car to search the neighborhood. Panicked and heartsick, we returned home to find her resting in our bedroom. Why the devil she didn't come I'll never know.

Syed Zaeem

I found this post really interesting :)

Jean the Dog Tricks Master

"After your humans give you a bath, DON'T LET THEM TOWEL DRY YOU! Instead, run to their bed, jump up and dry yourself off on the sheets. This is especially good if it's right before your humans' bedtime."

My dog does exactly that!!! I always have to make sure that I have towels in the bathroom with me otherwise my dog runs away and goes crazy on the carpet. She'll run around and do loops and figure eights in circles, so fun to watch.


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All of my dogs are experts at every one of those. I especially like the one about hiding from your humans. Years ago we had a yorkie that did that to me. I thought he was outside and search the back yard, but could not find him. I looked under the sofa and the bed. I even looked in the closet (he got trapped in there once when I was putting away the vacuum cleaner and he wandered in).

I called him and he didn't answer. I was worried he may have escaped from the fenced yard, so I went outside and looked in the front and side yard, ran around the block to see if he was wandering the neighborhood and couldn't find him.

As I was returning back to the house and passed by the living room window, there he was sitting on the window sill looking at me. He had gotten up on the chair and went behind the curtain and sat on the window sill looking outside.

From then on the first place we looked for him was on the window sill. He really scared us that day.


Oh, that's awesome!! My dog will NOT fetch a stick or anything like that-he only gets squeaky frogs and rabbits.
My dog fancies himself a rabbit hunter (even though he is a fluffy medium-sized poodle) and is very serious about it. Sometimes he disappears under our very dirty deck for hours and refuses to come out. Once we had to bring another dog over and a ton of roast beef!!

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Haha nice one! we nev3er know what they are thinking... but then again, when you get home and welcome those licks, just think about the last place they were licking! hehe


Very funny. Thaks for the laugh.

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