Tuesday, March 27, 2007

WAIT

I usually don't like to share my blog and let STINKY show off. But I'll make one exception today because ...... ummm... well.. he kinda deserves it... I guess.

Remember a while ago in one of my posts, I showed you a video of me performing my "WAIT" command at a curb.

(Keep in mind I have been doing this since I was a puppy, so a lot of the times, I stop automatically at curbs without having to be given the "WAIT" command)



I said mum was trying to teach STINKY this, but back then, he was hopeless. He couldn't even walk properly on leash.

Anyway, this is what STINKY does now. It only took him 4 longish leash walks to learn the command (once his brain started to comprehend that is).



So yea... okay.. I admit.. I am a proud Aunt/sister. Notice Veronica was letting the leash slack, she wasn't tugging at all. STINKY stopped on his own upon hearing the "WAIT" command given by MY Veronica.

Oh, and that harness STINKY was wearing is called a SENSE-ation Harness. It stops him from pulling. He wrote about it more on his blog with video demonstrations. If you're a puller, you should go check it out!

16 comments:

Simba said...

Stinky is growing up fast. What a clever doggie. One day he may be as clever as you, no not possible.

Simba xx

Oscar Airedale said...

It's an important lesson to learn. I do get fed up of being made to sit at every kerb, but I know that cars can be dangerous. Jaffa is a good boy to have learned, & I'm sure watching you has helped!

Licks
Oscar x

Maggie said...

What a smart boy he is! He's going to be ALMOST as smart as you are Sunshade!

Love ya lots,
Maggie

Loui (and his mum!) said...

Ooh he has learnt it all from you! He is a good boy!

Loui xx

umekotyan said...

The result of the lesson of walking is seen.
Power is very necessary for it. :)

From loved ume tyan

jaffeboy said...

Jaffa is only half as good as you, Sunshade. U don't need a lead, Jaffa does... hehehe...

Jaffe

Good Boy Jaffa, well done...

Kaylie

The Airechicks said...

Miss Sunshade:

And you thought he was just being a pest....Looks like he's learn quite a bit watching you....

Go ahead and be PROUD of him....
You deserve "TREATS" ....

Joe Stains said...

sunshade, jaffa learned from watching you, not by comprehending! you are a good aunt/sister!!

Luckie the Dachie said...

Oh Sunshade, Jaffa is one smart puppy! He has a good model to learn from - YOU! :)

Vel said...

Stinky sure has ur (smartie) blood in him Sunshade! *licks*

Fu Fu said...

Oh Jaffa is such a clever doggie. :)

~ fufu

Marvin The Dog said...

Well done wee Jaffa!

love and licks to you from Marvin xxx

and love to Miss Sunshade, my unattainable sweetheart.

Marvin xxxxxxx Braveheart Hound xxxxxx

Wired for Mackie said...

Miss Sunshade-
I am excellent at my wait command also. Except that I can't be let off lead when outside because I'll bolt! (heheheh!)
Anyway, I've been trying to teach it to my very own stinky too- Finnegan.
Aren't these pups a lot of work??

Hugs and kisses!
Mackie

Lola's *mom* said...

Dear Miss Sunshade,

Thank you for letting Jaffa share your blog temporarily so that we could learn about the harness. My sweet Lola is quite the puller and I'm going to look into this.

Lola send lots of licks your way.

Lola's *mom*

Kimo & Sabi said...

Hmmm...this must be only a woofie thing...we do not like to "WAIT"...we do not like to take commands at all!

Isabella said...

He probably learned that from watching you- you are a great role model! I think maybe you have taken a liking to Stinky but just won't admit it. Do you think you will be lonely when he leaves for his forever home?
Big Wags,
Isabella

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