Contagious Focus Sticks

Remember Qannik’s focus practice on his “zen” stick a few weeks ago?

Can't let the stick get away.

Apparently, the behavior is contagious. Don’t believe us? Check this out.

My big brother Q-Tip told me just to concentrate on this stick.

You had better not move, stick.

Wait. This tastes pretty good.

Munch time!


  1. Sagira on May 5, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    LOL….funny how some can figure it out and some can’t. 🙂

  2. siku marie on May 5, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    Cheoah, you give true meaning to “being one with the stick!”

  3. TOBY IN SOUTH AFRICA on May 5, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Hey there Qannik!
    I do that too….sticky chewies! My favourite!

  4. The OP Pack on May 4, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Poor Thunder, he can’t get his paws together to hold a stick – tough going with a bone too, but he manages somehow.

    Rusty, maybe you could come over with Qannik and give him some lessons:)

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  5. Ryker on May 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    I love to chew up sticks too, but usually IN the house.

  6. Sychoberians on May 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    Choose to chew.

    Remy and Flash

  7. Kari on May 4, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    Baily can spend hours tearing a stick to shreds


  8. jack & moo on May 4, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Great technique!

    jack a-roo & miss moo

  9. The Army of Four on May 4, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    That looks like really hard work! Did you take a break after all that concentrating?
    Play bows,

  10. Mimi & Cabana on May 4, 2011 at 9:36 am

    I think they are willing the sticks to become bully sticks! “C’mon, little stick, you are now MEAT!”

  11. Rocco on May 4, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Mmm. Sticks. I love sticks. I love to peel the bark off of them. Do you guys do that too?

  12. KB on May 4, 2011 at 8:56 am

    That looks very familiar!!!!

    One of my dogs, years ago, had a stick that she was so focused on that she’d leave it outside the house, never forget where she left it, and then go directly to find it when we went outside again. True devotion! I still have the stick because it’s such a fun memory of her… Yes, I’m sentimental.

  13. houndstooth4 on May 4, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Cheoah, I think I know exactly when your Zen moment was! That stick looks like it must have been tasty. Don’t get any splinters in your tongue!

  14. Khyra on May 4, 2011 at 6:43 am

    I’ve been known to enjoy some tasty twiggy treats too!


  15. Tanuki Maxx on May 4, 2011 at 3:12 am

    Nom nom nom!!


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