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Re: Re: OT- For the dog owners


I spent 20 minutes trimming a two pound skirt stake once.  Dropped something
and turned my back on it for less than 30 seconds to get a broom and (*whoosh*)...

Not only were the good bits gone, but all the icky fat bits too -- and the 
cutting board licked clean.  Dog was already in his cave.

I don't turn my back on steak anymore.

On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 03:49:45PM -0400, Daryl wrote:
> Chris,
> I've had dogs for more than half a century. One thing I've learned is that 
> even the best-trained dog will slip now and then.
> Take my dear old Hermann, for example. He would turn his head away from 
> goodies on the table, or even on the coffee table when we had friends over 
> and they were choice party morsels made of things he loved. He'd do 
> headstands for Rumaki or Fois gras (am I really that old? I don't think 
> anyone eats that anymore) , but wouldn't touch it on the table even when we 
> weren't in the room.
> Let him get a whiff of butter, though and he'd do almost anything to get it, 
> including climbing the drawer handles to get to the kitchen counter.
> d
> -->
> > What I want to know is why the dog was eating chocolate-frosted muffins
> > in the first place.  No chocolate for doggies!
> >
> > Chris
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