How To Win The Battle For Attention

Hu-Dad spends one on one time with each of us every day. Sometimes, though, one of us tries to butt in to someone else’s time. We demonstrate how win the battle for attention.

Hi, Hu-Dad, how about some special ear scratch time just for me?

Hi, Hu-Dad, how about some special ear scratch time just for me?

Queen Natasha was enjoying her dedicated time when a certain white fluffy dog decided he wanted to jump to the front of the line. The Queen’s reaction was expected.

No, no, it's my turn. Go away.

No, no, it’s my turn. Go away.

The Queen chased Q-Tip deep into the yard. Meanwhile, a certain crafty princess won the battle for attention precisely by avoiding it.

Kiska wins the battle for attention

Since they are running around the yard, how about it is my turn for ear scratches?


  1. Dennis the Vizsla on November 1, 2015 at 12:43 am

    hello kiska its dennis the vizsla dog hay thats sum gud ninja wurk their!!! but how did yoo konvince qannik to try to but in on natashas wun on wun time??? ha ha ok bye

  2. Melon on October 31, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Clever Kiska! They’re just getting some exercise, so since you happen to be free…

  3. Lori on October 31, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Way to outsmart the other cuties Kiska baby???

  4. Carolyn on October 31, 2015 at 8:13 am

    Good ol quiet sneaky Kiska. Smart girl.

  5. Susan McManus on October 31, 2015 at 3:55 am

    Such cute attention seekers…..

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