From the furry side

Graduation
12/5/2008 12:00:01 AM by: Elsi

Ah, there's something about the sight of a beagle in a graduation cap ... Yes, that actually happened last night, when Sallie graduated from the Beginner Education class at PetsMart! She did sit and down on command. She showed she could wait and stay (in fact, she stayed almost three minutes before she decided I'd forgotten about her). She chased through PetsMart to find me when I called, "Sallie, come!" She barked only a little at the guinea pigs while we were walking. And in return she got a certificate, a photo op in her cap, a teddy bear wearing a cat sweater, and a pig's ear to chew. It was a very satisfactory evening. Good girl!


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12/8/2008 9:32:27 PM
   
  Hey- my first ever reply to a blog site! It's been fun bumping around in your thoughts for a while. A good reason for visiting--Yay for Sallie! Yay for you! Tori
   
  Tori,  
   

12/8/2008 8:18:03 AM
   
  Great picture! Congrats Sallie!
   
  Sue,  
   

12/5/2008 5:25:31 PM
   
  We do want to see the graduation photo!! I enjoyed meeting Sallie - is she looking forward to her first Christmas with you?
   
  Sue,  
   

12/5/2008 5:09:30 PM
   
  Now THAT's a sight I'd like to see--a beagle in a graduation cap! Why not post it on here for us? Ah, pets are such a reward for us humans. Altho I think often it is us who are the "pets"--owned by our dogs and cats who make us dance a merry tune to their wishes and unique desires.
   
  Rosemary Carstens,  
   
 

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