Saturday, 10 December 2011

Attention seeking

I think I have posted before about the different ways that our pack all try get then tennis ball thrown. This seems to depend on the fact that we are three different breeds.

This is how we all did it today when out in the park.

Auntie Breeze being a Border Collie goes for the run out and then 'claps'. Basically she runs out drops down and then waits for it to be thrown.



Dare also is a Border Collie but he has a very strong Collie eye. So he keeps staring at the boss until the ball is thrown and he then thinks he gets it because he has been staring so hard...






Being an English Shepherd and obviously expect the tennis ball to be thrown for me so first I look at the boss expectantly standing close to it.




And if that doesn't work I make it more obvious to them what I am after.






Of course Chip being a Patterdale Terrier always makes it very obvious what he wants...



10 comments:

Elyse and Riley said...

To each his/her own, I suppose!

Chip looks like he could be the bouncing ball on a sing-along video! :) Too cute.

When Riley wants her ball to be thrown, she just keeps dropping it in your lap if you're sitting down or at your feet if you're standing up outside. She'll drop it time and time again until you "FINALLY" get the hint and throw it for her...crazy girl!

Elyse and Riley

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Well, we think you and Chip are on to something. Maybe you should combine your techniques. Paw on the ball, then bark and leap, repeat:)

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Rob said...

Dogs are like people in the way that everyone is different. Whichever way they look at the ball there is no doubting what they want.

Valerie said...

You all have unique characters, I love you all.

LakeConroePenny,TX said...

All of you are very expressive, and show exactly what you want to happen to that ball!
Happy Tails and Trails,and Trials, Penny, TX

Farmchick said...

A great video clip! I always enjoy watching them.

NORWOOD UNLEASHED said...

Wow woo guys trained the boss well. I mean next you know he'll be getting you a beer too.
norwood

Keith Andrea said...

.,wow I enjoyed watching the video clips.Thanks


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Taryn said...

Great Post!

Merry Christmas!

Far Side of Fifty said...

Chip is a noisy ball player! Interesting how they all have their own style:)