My neighbours got a baby goat, and his name is Jack. Jill arrives tomorrow apparently. Right now the goats are living in their backyard, but they’re going to fence in the pasture directly behind my house and then the WooTWoo will have something brand new to obsess over day and night. When they asked the landlords if they could have goats, the landlord said “Make sure it’s okay with The Food Lady first.” I think it’s just peachy, but I did warn them that a fence alone would not be enough to deter the goat killing WooTWoo, so they agreed to also turn on the electric fence. I am hoping these two things together will be enough to keep the dastardly duo out of the goat revenues.
I was thinking I might get some sheep to keep the goats company, and possibly to work my dogs on. I just didn’t want to pay for fencing :) I love it when everything works out for ME.
But that’s only because he has no idea what “sheep” mean.
It’s been an exciting week of acquisitions! In addition to cute baby goats, we also received Dexter’s NTI Global tunnel prize. Because I’m me, I chose a pink tunnel. After all, I don’t know anyone else with a pink agility tunnel!
(Much like he ate the intestine of the bunny carcass we found by the barn the other day. I have to say that 3 of my 5 dogs scarfed down bunny bits as fast as they could. Piper delicately scooped up the odd morsel, and Tweed looked just horrified at the whole scenario, even though he was the one who found the bunny chunks in the first place. This leads me to believe that when I close my eyes at night, Tweed is the only one of my dogs who poses no danger to me.)
Apparently the mole AND the rat he killed yesterday were not enough.
But lacking as I do tunnel bags, I need to find a way to stake the thing down, because while it’s very funny to watch Dexter tumbling away across the lawn inside the intestinal tract, I don’t want him to inhibit his rapid tunnel for fear of it moving. I’m thinking 2 litre milk jugs filled with water and bungied across the top will do the trick. AKA Ghetto Agility.
This series of lessons consists of Gamble and distance work. Dexter is much better at distance than Piper, who continues to hop up and down on my feet asked if we can do agility like a 3-legged sack race.
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