Monday, January 19, 2015

Journal Entry - January 19th, 2015

Bella played ball with me yesterday.

It wasn't exactly fetch. Sometimes she brought the ball back. More often she picked it up and played with it by herself - swatting and stomping on it with her feet, pushing it with her nose, tossing it in the air allowing for a second catch, and chasing it again when it rolled down the hill.

But she got excited when I did get hold of it, jumping up and down, and watching and waiting in anticipation of it being thrown again.

She is almost 7 year old and I think she has finally figured out that ball is a great game made better when played by two.

It was delightful.




15 comments:

  1. She's a smart girl!

    Monty and Harlow
    http://howsamseesit.blogspot.com/

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  2. Oh how wonderful!! This just melts my heart...have fun, Bella!! xx

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  3. Old dogs, new tricks-- don't say it isn't possible!

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  4. Oh Bella! Live is better with a pack!!


    -Otto

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  5. I'm with you, Bella. Fetch is confusing. I usually run for the ball, bring it on the couch, and try to hatch it like an egg. Apparently this is not "fetch."

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  6. Jan K, Wag N Woof PetsJanuary 20, 2015 at 7:16 PM

    That is awesome....what fun for both of you!! :)

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  7. That is excellent. Our Hailey has no interest in bringing the ball back, she likes to chase it and pounce it though.

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  8. Great picture of you two. Gretel is good at getting but not fetching :)

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  9. Fetch is my dog's job, being a Border Collie I am not kidding when I say it is her job. It is always great fun.

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  10. That is just wonderful!

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  11. You and Jan have done phenomenally with her. She's so lucky to have found you.

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  13. Hello, Bella looks pretty smart. I love the way you have found her to be a part of your family. Why dont you make her join a school wherein the activities are refreshing and playful and the price is not so high? This way her smartness and skills get pruned like you may never know. She might just get lucky at a dog show near you. I say this because she IS smart. You should check out here: http://www.isaidsit.com/

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  14. Cara from BarkocityMarch 9, 2015 at 12:36 PM

    Thats awesome! Our Mila loves to chase the ball then go hide it in one of her spots. Dog's are just the best. :)

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