I’m quite pleased with myself….I’ve taught Dog a new trick.
Being the peace-loving, tree-hugging hippie-type that I am, I chose a particularly appropriate Stupid Pet Trick:
Bang! You’re dead!
When accompanied by a two-finger shooting gesture, Dog has learned to collapse in an ungainly heap and roll onto his back.
The effect, however, is somewhat marred by the fact it takes him a full 15 seconds to process the command in his tiny little pea-brain, and then to …. very… slowly,… decide to humor me by performing.
There’s also the issue that he spends fully 20 hours a day in this position in the first place.
Sometimes, the trick is to get him to stand UP. 🙂