Sunday, November 24, 2013

I want something, Lady said; but what?

Lady's a great communicator for a dog, and I can be pretty dumb as a dog owner. Earlier today, she came to me and did her trying-to-talk act. HUH-HUH-HUH. I figured it out enough to give her something to eat.

Sometimes she'll walk to the door, then walk back to me. That usually means she wants to either go outside or to go for a walk. Sometimes I just hook her up on her line outside, and she'll be happy.

Just now, she came back and did her I-want act again. This time, I was sure she didn't want food, although she licked her chops and bumped her nose against my hand (another indication that she wanted something).

She had water, but I threw it away and gave her fresh water. She drank and drank and drank.

Even I can get it right now and then.

NOTE: Lady passed on Sept. 17, 2016.

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