Information on working terriers, dogs, natural history, hunting, and the environment, with occasional political commentary as I see fit. This web log is associated with the Terrierman.com web site.
I believe that was the only thing on my dog's mind when she was approached and harrassed by two extremely small Chihuahua escapees.I, however, have only one question: "But what does it do?"
We introduced all three of our herding dogs to miniature horses on the weekend at a fair. Our rott/ACD mix was like "Whatever, I've seen WAY bigger dogs than that"Our middle girl (ACD/Aussie) couldn't figure out how to get IT to chase HER.And our youngest (ACD/Aussie) was very nice to it, even giving it little nose kisses - then suddenly the lip curl - and she would have snapped at it if I hadn't stopped her. After a few more introductions though, she was back to just tasting it.There's an interesting chapter of one of Elizabeth Marshall Thomas's books about how her dogs had a different bark for dogs and non-dogs, and it was interesting to see which animals they included in the "dog" category... that certainly were not dogs.
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