Tricks of the Annex – Part II

Wooo – A sequel.  Sequels are where everyone just goes through the motion and gets paid anyway, right?  We can handle that.  Anyway, Monday we showed you some tricks that our cousins perform on command.  Totally weird.  Today, we show you tricks they do because it benefits them.  That we understand.  Ready?

Centerfold – Tartok


Just for Whitney, errr, Khyra.

Kitchen Patrol – Ruby


Scanning the horizon


Patrolling the perimeter


Targeting the prey


Calculating the timing


Preparing to pounce


Who?  Me? I was not going to do anything?



She does make it easy to be the “good dog”


  1. Mochi on December 17, 2009 at 7:56 pm

    I’m so jealous of Ruby! I wish I had the guts to grab stuff off the counter! 🙂

    Love the pics!


  2. The OP Pack on December 17, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    Great sequencing of the moves by Ruby – so did she score?

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  3. Stella on December 17, 2009 at 11:33 am

    Ruby is not stealing. This is a game called Dog Fun, can you get the bread before someone calls you on it. Sometimes you win (no calls) and sometimes, like this day, you lose. But you never quit playing!

    Have fun, Ruby, should be cookies out soon!


  4. Jack on December 17, 2009 at 8:50 am

    Keep tryin, Ruby. They can’t watch woo every second of the day! Hey Tarok, I can do those poses too!

    jack a-roo

  5. Suka on December 17, 2009 at 4:00 am

    Tartok, you have both poses down to perfection! Ruby, you almost had the pray! So close…yet, so far. Sorry pup! I notice you have the same treats I eat! They are mighty yummy!


  6. Maxx on December 17, 2009 at 12:56 am

    BOL! I’ve got a lot to learn from all of you!!


  7. Norwood on December 17, 2009 at 12:19 am

    I can’t move off the first centerfold photo. Hmm why is there always bread sitting out over there. I guess Ruby can tell me. She has excellent counter surfing moves.

  8. Steve and Kat on December 16, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    Great tricks. I am still trying to study Ruby so I can be just like her on kitchen patrol. It would help if our kitchen was a completely separate room instead of open to the living room where Mom can see from the couch.


  9. achieve1dream on December 16, 2009 at 6:18 pm

    HAHA Tartok’s expression in the last picture is priceless!

  10. gus, louie and callie on December 16, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    Great photo’s. Callie girl would have been on the counter and gone in a blink.. She is fast and a real leaper…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Khyra on December 16, 2009 at 11:46 am


    I’m looking fur The Xterra keys NOW!

    PeeEssWoo: Ruby Ruby Ruby! WOO GO GIRRRRRRL!

  12. Samantha on December 16, 2009 at 11:03 am

    Oh have I been there before, and has Mom ever been there before waiting (with flashie beast) fur me to spring up for some goodie or other!!! What a wonderful post! Love the cheescake for Khyra!
    Big Hugs xo

  13. Denns the Vizsla on December 16, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Tucker would have been like, “They’re too far away and holding a camera, I can totally snatch this before they can stop me.”

  14. Life With Dogs on December 16, 2009 at 9:37 am

    Innocence? What is that? 😉

  15. Canine Crusader on December 16, 2009 at 9:14 am

    Your Mama is so creative! We have never eaten bananas, but Mom was sure drooling over that bread. Good thing Ruby is on patrol! Would she take food off the counter if she had the opportunity? Great sequel!

  16. KB on December 16, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Awesome photo series! I think that my K appreciates having our young R again for that very reason. She looks like a saint by comparison!

    BTW, K reacted exactly the same way as Nikita to bananas the first time I gave her a piece. Took it in her mouth, kind of moved it around like she was pretending to eat it, made a funny face, and spit it out. But, I picked it up and gave it to her again, and after the whole routine, sans the funny face, she ate it. Now, she has amazing banana radar, appearing by my side like an apparition whenever I start to peel a banana.

    Our other dogs have never expressed any interest in bananas… but it might be funny to offer R a piece to see how he reacts.

    Dogs are so funny!

  17. Cocorue on December 16, 2009 at 8:33 am

    ha …that centrefold is really into herself bol……calling the Hef for you
    Ruby is a hoot and i loooove her


  18. Kira on December 16, 2009 at 8:20 am

    Wooos Ruby, you need to be quicker, before the puparazzi catch woo in the theft of goodies left out on the counter. And I am trying very hard to ignore that centerfold…. sigh…..
    –Kira The BeaWootiful

  19. Huffle Mawson on December 16, 2009 at 6:28 am

    I am in awe of Ruby. She is amazing.

  20. Wild Dingo on December 16, 2009 at 3:15 am

    I really hate it when you show me these two. it makes me want to get another. I must be out of my mind.

    Ruby is hilarious. i love her sibe pantyloons. or are they jodhpurs? She’s a bold little stinker, isn’t she? gotta love it. and Tartok is…well… it’s obvious he knows she’s boss. love that belllaaaay!

    ok TTH Annex mom: time to take out Wild Dingo’s secret training tools: the wet noodle! boooowhahahahah….Ruby will never be the same… or slow torture of dripping water….booowhahahahaha!

    wild dingo

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