Friday, November 8, 2013

Dog Training Gone Arwy




I have trained dogs for most of my life.  I started out as a grammar school kid training a dog from all the dog books in or little branch library around the corner.  Dogs were my refuge from an overbearing father and a non-caring narcissistic mother who had no time for a girl who didn't look like Glenda the Good Witch.  Dogs gave me my self worth and I gave them knowledge.

My childhood dog Coffee was smarter than most kids.  When she knew everything those dog books held, I went to work on the neighborhood dogs.  We had the most well trained dogs in the whole city of New Orleans in a 4 block radius!

So i was pretty confident when I stepped into the back yard to teach the bassets to catch a ball.

Here is the ensuing lesson.  You gotta laugh


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4 comments:

  1. ROTFL! Had to watch it twice. Thanks for brightening my day.

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  2. Oh this is a great video and lovely to see your three dogs all sitting beautifully!!
    Just going find my husband to have him watch this!

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  3. So funny. Clearly "catch" means "treat" in Basset-speak. They all seem completely baffled by why you are throwing the balls when what they hear is "treat."

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