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You Can't Make This Stuff Up

You just can't make this stuff up. The other day my wife had gotten a bit "fancied up" to go out and have lunch with several other retired teachers when she decided she'd feed the dogs before she left. Next thing I hear is, "Damn", and I look up and see her standing in the hallway pointing to her shirt. "Now I have to change, I've got dog food on my shirt!" Looking disgusted, she turned and headed into the bedroom to look for a new shirt.

I watched her turn away and disappear into the bedroom--followed by our black field lab walking quietly behind her, in his mouth a clean paper napkin carefully held by one corner as if he wanted to say, "Here, Mom, I'll help." I cracked up and my wife couldn't believe it when she turned around and saw him standing there with the napkin.
ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 13 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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What a helpful doggie

Too cute!

aww that is so sweet. made me smile. thanks for sharing.

Mans best friend

What a vision

gorgeous!

i love this story. what would we ever do without our dogs?

They are sometimes a lot smarter than we realize. :)

Wow! That's a really great story.Dogs really do melt your heart. Tell him he's a good boy and give him a doggie treat for me. Good dog. mini

Nice that your dog has better manners than MANY ( most?) children! ( watches cat mop the kitchen floor )

A clever pup! He knows how to melt your and your wifes heart! Tehe

He's the one who checks her breath while she sleeps and will wake her up if her blood sugar goes off; he's even grabbed her gently by the arm and pulled her to get up and go check her blood.

Dogs are so clever and some of them are trained to help disabled people. I've even heard about dogs that warn their epilectic owners.
Yours isn't trained? He does it on his own?

No, not trained--he started doing it on his own and it took my wife a while to realize just what he was doing.

Wow, what an awesome little guy.

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Mines coming on 10. I am considering doggie steps but I have a sneaking suspicion she would tell me where to stick those too. lol

AWWW!<br />
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I'm having trouble with mine. The vet says she has the early stages of arthritis and is not to jump anymore.<br />
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Now, this dog is spoiled it has always been allowed on the furniture and so in order to stop her jumping I will lift her onto whatever she wants to sit on.<br />
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Her response- Give me the evil eye. Get down and then get back up. Like- I can do it myself *****!

Doggie steps? Ours are both still fairly young, 4 and 5 I think