Mommy and I go for a walk every morning and every evening. Sometimes we meet people. Sometimes we hear strange noises. And sometimes we meet other dogs.
I have met this particular dog before. But last night, I found out who he was.
This is Ziggy. Apparently, he has known my Mommy for a very long time. Sometimes he will be outside when we walk past his yard. He doesn’t have a fence and he does not have a leash or a tie-out.
Ziggy is a very well behaved dog. And last night I found out why. Ziggy has had a lot of training. His Daddy, Mommy and HS came out to see Mommy and me last night.
I learned pretty quickly that it was okay to sniff and be sniffed, but the jumping was a bad idea. Ziggy growled and put me in my place.
By the end of our visit, Ziggy and I were sitting calmly, side-by-side.
Mommy tried to get us to pose for a picture. But we both seemed to be looking different directions all the time.
Mommy says, when I learn my recalls better, I might get to be off my leash too. She says it will only be to play with Ziggy. But it still sounds like fun.
I’m off to practice.