A Quiet Reading Spot

It was the end of another work day and the hu-dad was looking for a quiet reading spot to catch up on a few things.  We tried to help.

quiet reading spot

The chaise lounge looks empty and would be a great quiet reading spot.

interrupting nap time

Kiska complained that hu-dad was interrupting her nap time.

scratch my ears

Hey, hu-dad, you could scratch my ears.

get bored

Qannik waits patiently, knowing that Natasha will wander off shortly.

perimeter patrol.

Soon enough, she is off to do a perimeter patrol.

Bug

Ooooooooh. Bug ! ! !

fluffy white dog

Now that they are both done, how about some ear scratching for a fluffy white dog?

stop reading and start scratching

I’ll make faces at you until you stop reading and start scratching.

Resist this face.

Go ahead. Resist this face.

Needless to say, the hu-dad melted and Q-tip received a nice, long ear scratch.

6 Comments

  1. Sam on July 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Books are somehow the magic signal to pups that their people need something else to do to occupy their time, like petting…

    Monty and Harlow

  2. The OP Pack on July 23, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Lightning loves to lie ON Mom’s feet when she is reading and every now and then she get the “paw” for an ear scritichie too – way to go, Q-tip.

    Woos – Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  3. Mom 'n Ice on July 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Ice sez: mmmmooooooooooo, those “skitchies” simply cannot be ignored (sighing as my hu-Dad starts working on my right ear!)

  4. KJ Pierson on July 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    These ears won’t scratch themselves! – every dog everywhere.

  5. Danielle on July 23, 2014 at 8:23 am

    I cannot resist Qannik! Nope!

  6. Cheerful Monk on July 23, 2014 at 3:28 am

    Good for Qannik!

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