Thursday, November 17, 2011

Treat Rod

Whenever Rod gets a walk, I make sure to arm myself with treats for various reasons.

Sometimes he needs some motivation.


Sometimes he needs a distraction.




Sometimes he just looks so darn cute.



These cold Fall days result in a lot of treats going in my coat pocket.

After our morning walk, I went about my day.


Rod did the same.






Later when I came home, Rod started using his long schnoz to point at the closet.


He motioned at it violently and coupled it with whine/bark hybrid.  I figured he was demanding attention, so I ignored him.

Since I still didn’t get it, he took matters into his own hands.

I reluctantly obliged.

He sniffed around and pointed confidently with that glorious nose.

Then it dawned on me:







I had left treats in my pocket and Rod could smell them! 




You get a treat for being smarter than me.

Rod must think I’m pretty slow.




But he loves me anyway.

9 comments:

  1. Awww... i think Rod is the smartest fellas around. When you have cookies or treats in your pockets.. they "know" how many you have... they can count :D

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  2. Aww what a smart boy! I did the same thing with my mommy's jacket, except she left the closet open and I chewed through the pockets.
    Kisses and Tail Wags,
    Dachshund Nola

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  3. Hey Rod.....Glad you set your hooman straight. You can always rely on da weenie dog sniffer!

    :o)

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  4. Rod Man keeps a thorough inventory of treats with that sniffer. He also knows that the Holidays means even more cookies!!

    Art

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  5. They know if you hold out on the treats! You can't hold out on them...

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  6. What's not to love? My pack does this to me all the time- gets even worse on an outing to PetSmart!

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  7. Hi Rod and Mom...as per always we enjoyed your story and drawings!!
    I had a chuckle at your comment yesterday about forgetting Madi was a cat because she reminded you of Rod!! Our first family pet was Toto mighty mini Doxie. Then we had our first cat, Milky-Way...followed by Madi our Diva Cat. I cannot tell you the number of times I've said Madi is Toto reincarnated as a Feline. She has the personality of a Doxie!!
    Hugs Madi's Mom

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  8. Too funny! Maera has learned that we keep treats in our closet, and goes into ecstasy every time one of us even goes near the door.

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