Saturday, April 28, 2007

Communication Problems

STINKY and I have communication problems. Basically, when I want to play with him inside, he acts like a chicken, and when I'm busy sniffing/leaving pee mails outside, he's non-stop biting my face (unless mum stops him).

This is us at home. I do admit, I am more stern with him inside the house than out on neutral territories. I make sure he knows who the boss is inside, but really, I was only trying to get him to chase me. You know my favouritest game - the keep away game, the everybody wants what Miss Sunshade has game, the I feel so special game? So I threw the ball in front of him hoping he would try to go for the ball, and as soon as he makes his move, I was gonna grab the ball and run and the chase would be on.

But NOOOOOOOO... he chickened out! (please ignore mum's embarrassing laughs....it's my mum, what can I say..)



What can I say, I'm a very vocal girl, I make all kinds of noises (growl, grumble, moan, etc) to let people know what it is I wanted. STINKY mistaken my growls as yet another "lesson" from me. SIGH...



Now, this is us outdoors. Once we stepped outside of our property, he becomes my pack member to protect. I don't allow other dogs to pick on him, and I'm always around when strangers are petting him. I let him get away with almost anything, and he KNOWS it and takes full advantage of my leniency.

(okay, I gotta warn you, you're just basically watching us walking, it might get boring...)

16 comments:

Oscar Airedale said...

Oh dear, I can't work out who I feel more sorry for. Jaffa does cut a pretty sad picture in the first video - all meek & submissive hiding in the corner, but you have the raw deal for him to be hanging off your face the whole time on walkies!

Hmm, maybe I don't want that little sis I've been pestering mum for.

Did you see I had a new little Airedale friend? Myabe Jaffa & Mitch can teach him stuff.

Licks
Oscar x

Simba said...

Stinky looks scared in the first video. He doesn't look very scared in the last one lol.

Simba xx

Peanut said...

You know I bark at Flash that way when I want him to play and like stinky he thinks I am trying to give him a lesson. Sometimes little brothers are not very bright.

Boo said...

sunshade, you terrified jaffa in the first video! LOL but he was wagging his tail all the time. it's like he wanted to go after your ball ball and scared of you at the same time. it's just too funny.

wet wet licks

Boo

Maggie said...

Jaffa needs to stop being such a woos and play with you Sunshade! Mitch would! No question and he'd give you a run for your money too!
You guys walking is just such a familiar story. I'd swear it was us!

Love ya lots,
Maggie

Putter said...

OMG Sunshade! You KILL ME! These videos are the BEST! I am bouncing in circles right now cause I am laughing so hard:)!!!!!!

Isabella said...

Poor Jaffa! He looked so sad in the first video, I felt bad for him. It was good to see him having some fun on the walk. Emmy and I always mess with each other when we go for walks- it's part of the fun- hee hee!When does Jaffa get to go to his new home?
Big Wags,
Isabella

Asta said...

Wow , what a fun play room you and Jaffa have..I'd love one of those tunnels, but we have a mini kitchen
Jaffa looks pretty intimidated inside, but obviously gets a lot braver on the leash, and is that bity face he's playing...poor patient missSunshade, those videos are a hoot
love and smoochie kisses
Asta

Faya said...

You are very patient Sunshade... very very patient....
Kiss, Faya

Super Boy & Baby-Licious said...

Stinky look real scared of you in the first video. his tail was hung low. Were you too fierce with him..lol

Love
Boy n Baby

chiyo said...

oh poor boy! sunshade you were in his face the whole time! he's trying to squeeze himself as small as possible to get away from your growls! :p maybe you've taught him one lesson too much :p haha..

but what are you going to do? you have another pup at home but STILL no one to play with! :p

love..
chiyo

Fu Fu said...

Oh Sunshade, Jaffa looks pretty scared there. Be gentle with him. :)

~ fufu

Amber-Mae said...

Wow, Sunshade you really are scaring poor Jaffa. You don't like him that much do you? But you're the dominant one in the house so you have your right to tell him what's yours & what's his. LOL!

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

umekotyan said...

Daily life of happy stinky and sunshade.
It is happy time.

from loved ume tyan

Ferndoggle said...

Sunshade, Lola does the same thing on our walks...bothers me the whole time while I'm trying to pee on stuff! She bites my ears & jumps on my head & I just usually ignore her. But at home...she knows who's boss.

Sherman

Avery said...

Wow Sunshade, you appear to be very tolerant of Jaffa while you're walking together. I'm impressed!

By the way, my mom wants to know what kind of harness you have and where you got it. She wants to get me one and likes that yours has a handle on it.

Wags,
Avery

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