Dad’s Important Job

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Hey, Dad, I need you to sit very still.  Sit.  Stay.  You know.

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Now take that left hand and start scratching.

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Now – don’t move. Ahhhhh.  Queen Natasha out.

18 Comments

  1. Mochi on September 27, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    Great training! 🙂

  2. Holly and Khady on September 24, 2009 at 12:32 am

    Dads are great at giving good scritches!

  3. Steve & Kat on September 23, 2009 at 11:45 pm

    You’re dad is so well trained! I can’t believe he knows Sit and Stay. Does he know “put the macbook away”? I am working on that with Mom. It’s not going very well.

    Kat

  4. Fiona and Dr. Liz on September 23, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    VERY NICE training! Good work there!

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona

  5. Norwood on September 23, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    Dad will have to drop the camera and the beer in the other hand. Good luck getting that to actually happen.
    norwood

  6. Huffle Mawson on September 23, 2009 at 7:02 pm

    Years of training are required to get your dad to this point. Make sure you keep him practicing a LOT!

    Huffle Mawson

  7. Clive on September 23, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    Brillant! that’s what dads are for!!

    take care
    Clive

  8. gus, louie and callie on September 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm

    That is the best job Dad’s have.. hehe Mom’s aren’t to shabby either..

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  9. Stella on September 23, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    Oh, don’t you just love a well-behaved human, Queen Natasha? Its just a pleasure to watch them work.

    Kisses,
    Stella

  10. Jackal on September 23, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Wow! You have your dad very well trained. I need to work on my humans. My mom loves cuddling too much. In fact it’s hard to get away from her. And my dad doesn’t like to cuddle at all. I have to be really, really, really cute to get cuddles from him. Maybe you should share some of your training secrets.

    Jackal

  11. Wild Dingo on September 23, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    I hope you click and treated your human’s obedience Queen NTE!

  12. the Army of Four on September 23, 2009 at 11:31 am

    You REALLY have him trained well, Natasha! My compliments!
    Tail wags,
    Storms

  13. Khyra on September 23, 2009 at 10:01 am

    I had The Doggy Nanny attended to my skhritching needs this am whilst Mom started the khoffee!

    Great job on his attention to de-chin and de-nekhk!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra
    PeeEssWoo: Nahhhhh, the babbling woo heard was someone sitting in a lawn chair chatting on her cell phone!

  14. Denns the Vizsla on September 23, 2009 at 9:55 am

    “And don’t forget to do my chin.”

  15. KB on September 23, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Good job, Dad. You might get your CGC soon (if Queen Natasha approves).

  16. princess eva on September 23, 2009 at 9:13 am

    I think he’s could win the human obedience competition at Sibe Nationals!

    Princess Eva

  17. The OP Pack on September 23, 2009 at 8:20 am

    Now did you give him a nice treat for doing so well? Great job, Queen Natasha.

    Play bows, the OP Pack

  18. Kira on September 23, 2009 at 8:07 am

    Wooos Queen Natasha the Evil! I bow to your excellence in teaching Dad!
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

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