Am I a scary dog or a lucky dog? Big dogs, and often even their shadows, can seem scary to people, but as a large adopted as an adult dog, I'm more lucky than scary. I can cast a mean looking shadow on my afternoon walk, but this senior dog couldn't be more lamb than wolf.
Savoring a dog treat. Chewing your meal thoroughly with what few teeth you have -- these are all good ideas for us seniors. As we get older, a pearl (or liver treat) of wisdom I've learned, is to take my time.
I enjoy my walks more [...]
My female has been calling me her little spring lamb, and honey bunny. Since that usually means I'm getting a nice brushing followed by a treat, I like seasonal nicknames. Baa Baa! Peep! Peep! Woof! PL is getting into the act and just called me his lil' Easter egg..[...]
Spring in the backyard means new smells and varmints even a senior dog like me can sniff out. The only grrr downside is when my nose is pulling me towards a smell, coming from behind a thorny rose bush. My brain doesn't always tell me ahead of time (i.e. before I've scraped my nose) that dogs shouldn't try to walk *through* bushes.
I blame my female for being too good at clearing paths for me in the living room, and when we're outside together. She herds me, as much as I herd her..BOL