Do You Hear What I Hear?


CurlyLAF:

Aside from the fondness of the picturesque photo of the unknown beyond, I was struck by the title — only to find something I like dearly than Orion, M42, etc and stargazing!

You must be kidding! From the vast universe, then to a dog’s melodious music? I’m definitely a dog lover, but yeah, I’m just curious of what you’ve heard.

After all, loquacious though I be, I’m often longing for solitary places, and yeah deafening solitude. I gotta SULK! haha!

Originally posted on the Art of Practice:

Our two dogs are of varying intelligence and thus responsiveness to our commands. One “off” moves the smart gal from my lap, while the oh-so-lovable-but-slow canine continues to warm my thighs until dumped to the ground.

Their barking has become annoying:  yapYAPyapYAP until the source of  inspiration either disappears from view (other dogs out for a walk, meandering cat, saucy squirrel) or has been thoroughly sniffed (friends who come to the door). Our lovely neighbors, cyclists who pedal up and down the Virginia mountains for dozens of miles, suggested using their “dazzer” to control the barking.

The Dazzer emits an unpleasant sound, audible only in the doggie range. One zap and the smart dog understood and now ceases barking promptly when told, “no bark.” The other dog continues to bark despite the command — and will do so until the Dazzer is used. Which of course is unfair to the…

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2 responses to “Do You Hear What I Hear?

  1. Lesley Howard

    Thanks for reblogging my post — I’m enjoying poking around your site, too. A food blog to boot! This is my kind of place. Dog-walking makes me hungry :)

    • Great to hear from you! I need to reboot my food blog :D thanks for the notice. I just hope to see your dog up close :D Dog lover here :D and yeah, food lover too!

      Have a great day! :D

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