Learning Fetch

I think we need to start introducing treats into the fetch game for Spike, as incentive to bring back the object. Right now, we’re playing with lamb, hippo, frog, and monkey, and the only one he’ll bring back is frog, because it’s his favorite. Hmmm. Positive reinforcement required.

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My Precious New Baby

Tonight after work I get to bring my brand new puppy Spike home. I think I have everything ready. We’ve got: kennel, baby gates, collar, leash, tie-up line for outside, puppy chow, canned puppy food, puppy biscuits, training treats, nylabones, chew bones, a kong toy, a stuffed hippo, a brush, a fine-tooth comb, puppy shampoo, tons of newpaper, cleaning supplies. I still need to buy a doggy bed, but I didn’t like the ones I saw, so I’ll shop for that today. And we have a vet appointment. Yup, I think I’m ready.

Spike's first day at my house

What a good boy!

Photo Set: Our Pets

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Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you?

Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you?
We got some work to do now.
Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you?
We need some help from you now.
Come on Scooby-Doo, I see you…
pretending you got a sliver.
But you’re not fooling me, cause I can see,
the way you shake and shiver.
You know we got a mystery to solve,
so Scooby-Doo be ready for your act.
(Scooby-Doo) Uh-uh Uh-uh
Don’t hold back!
And Scooby-Doo if you come through
you’re going to have yourself a scooby snack!
That’s a fact!
Scooby-Dooby-Doo, here are you.
You’re ready and you’re willing.
If we can count on you Scooby-Doo,
I know you’ll catch that villain.

Scooby-Do Gang

(2014 update – not a clue why I was posting the Scooby-Do theme song here.)

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