Copper and Chaos

Agility adventures

Laughing

Early mornings are the worst kind of mornings but today I was up, showered and ready to go well before I actually had to be at work. So, I took the scenic route& still managed to get here 25 minutes early. I figured what better way to start the day than to write blog post #2. So, here I am at 7:14AM, writing away.

So, what does the title have to do with being up so early? My red dog always, always finds a way to make me laugh. I swear, the madder I am, the harder she searches for a way to look like a fool or do something so sweet, a little piece of my heart melts completely away. I have some hilarious photos to illustrate what I mean ..you’re all here for the photos, right?

 

Trying to take a self-portrait with a high energy dog is tough!

Trying to take a self-portrait with a high energy dog is tough!

All I wanted was for Penny to sit still& wait for me to join her on the couch. For most dogs, this wouldn’t be a lot to ask for but Penn? Well, let’s just say I was getting frustrated with how many terrible shots I was getting. Then, I told myself one last try and this was the result. She jumped on me, knocked me over& covered me in kisses. Thank you, red dog.

'Penny, look at me!' Then I see this ..are you kidding red dog?!

‘Penny, look at me!’ Then I see this ..are you kidding red dog?!

This was after a particularly bad agility session where we got absolutely nothing accomplished. I mean, we spent like 30 minutes fighting with one another over what exactly was going to happen with our time. Eventually, I managed to get her to run a short sequence and let her have a romp. She was rolling around in the grass and when I called her name to take a photo, she looked up at me with this expression. Add that little piece of grass on the tongue and I realized that my love for this dog doesn’t depend on if she’s an agility star or not (though, in fairness, it would help her cause)!

Post-spay, she permanently looked this offended by the cone.

Post-spay, she permanently looked this offended by the cone.

And, just to show you that she isn’t always completely unphotogenic, here she is post-spay looking pitiful but also beautiful! Isn’t she a doll? Hard to stay too mad at your dog when she has this many ways to convince you otherwise! So, tell me ..does your animal have a way to always win back your heart when you start to lose patience? What’s your favorite personality trait of theirs?

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This entry was posted on October 9, 2013 by in Penny.
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