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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Let's Try This Again!! OuterSpace ~ George & How to Jump

We were visiting Bogart Handsome Devil's blog today and he and his mommy, Miss Lulu, showed a picture that they are having sent into outer space on the Discovery space shuttle in September. It was such a cool post and we wanted to join them flying into outer space, so we went to the site and signed on too. Unfortunately our mommy failed to make a copy of our blast off photo. Not sure if it's lost forever, but at least we were confirmed that we'll be up there with Bogie, Lulu and who knows who else. All the info is over at Bogie's blog if your interested. It is soooo cool!!

Also, we met a new fellow Welshie today. His name is George and he is adorable, as all Welshies are! He's pretty new to the blogusphere so let's show him a friendly welcome! He'd probably appreciate meeting some of you awesome pooches.

Finally, as you know, Hootie went to obedience class with 2 main goals. 1-Learning to stop jumping up on everyone and 2-to stop pulling when on leash. He is still practicing to heel and mommy will continue to work with him with yummy treats. As far as the jumping, here is what Mikkel has Mommy doing: When Hootie jumps on her she says, "Oh no,too bad" and then gives him a time out by putting him in the bathroom for 30 seconds. Then when she goes to get him out she first makes him sit, then gives him his release words,"that will do." He has caught on & sometimes runs away as soon as he hears "Oh no". Smart guy!! Anyway, now we have to show you a new trick that Hootie's trainer, Mikkel, taught him. She told mommy that some dogs just like to jump. So, to encourage orchestrated jumping, as apposed to unwanted jumping up on a person as a "greeting" she taught Hootie how to do "The Shamu". Mommy taught me (BabyRD) how to do it in 3 (YeS 3!) tries. Enjoy the following videos buddies & please try to ignore Mom's slob outfit...Keep On Truckin'?? Puhleeze Mommy! Ah well, a product of the 60's. sigh.

love, Baby Rocket Dog

Hootie doing The Shamu

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Baby Rocket Dog doing The Shamu

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And the coup de grâce: The Double Shamu

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31 comments:

Bouncing Bertie said...

That Shamu thing. Gail was watching the videos with what looked like more than just academic interest. Could it possibly have something to do with my jumping up all over people habit! Well done you, I say, for figuring out a way of getting extra treats when you jump on humans!
Toodle pip!
Bertie.

Maggie and Mitch said...

Did you hear our applause, guys? Great shamu's for both of you!
We've met George! He's very cool and very handsome!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

Seaworld - here we come!!

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java

PS - Do you think Mom could teach us a quadruple Shamu? How many treats would that take!!!

Mango said...

Thanks for the training tips. My idiot brother still jumps around like a pogo stick and pulls on the leash. Of course he doesn't do that when he is at school. I don't know about that shamu thing. We'll try it out.

Slobbers,
Mango

The Japanese Redneck said...

Very smart babies! BRD is so much bigger than Hootie.

I luv the way she watched the feeding hand and flopped over in her video....

Remington said...

Good job!

Martha and Bailey said...

Oh well done! Your mom is coming along a treat! Pardon the pun.......!
We loved the way you had her trained to run back every time and turn the camera off - that is not easy for humans to learn.
You guys are stars!!!
Love you lots
Martha and Bailey xxx

George the Lad said...

Hi George here, thanks for the mention, cool videos, I like to jump, moms been training me to Shamu but she calls it Folk Dancing, good way to get treats.
Your training mom well, keep up the good work.
See yea George xxx

Paco,Milo, Maya and mommy Simona said...

Clap clap clap clap!!!!
Great great job buddies!!!!
You are a STAR!!!!!!
and we are sooooooooooooooo proud of you and honored to know such a wonderful stars!!!!
we love love love your Shamuuuuuuuuuuu videos....
Mommy is thinking to try the same trik with us!!!!
OMDDDDDDDD!!!!!
our mommy is crazy!!!!!!
ehy guys......
you-re soooooooo special for us and see you and your mommy playing together is amazing for us!!!
WE LOVE YOUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!
Tons of love and kisses to all of you!!!!!!

The Airechicks said...

Who needs SEAWORLD - we'll just swing by ya'lls for "THE SHAMU"

Very impressive.....

We'll go over and welcome George.

XXooXXooXXXoo

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

The holy terriers burst into applause at the end of each SHAMU!!!!!

You guys rock...we have never figured out how to get treats for jumping...

And we jump so very well...especially Stanny. Baby look like she was getting some serious air there, too!!


We're gonna go and meet George...what a fab name for a pup!!!

Kisses,

Miss Lacie Cakes

Wyatt said...

Well, that is a new dance step, I need to learn 'The Shamu!' Thanks for the tip!

Wyatt

Nelly said...

Awesome! You are awesome guys!
Did we see a little 'play dead' there from BRD? Very impressive!
We'll head over to George in a bit and introduce ourselves
Nibbles & Headrubs
Nelly & Finn xx

K9friend said...

Synchronized shamu-ing!

Pat
www.critteralley.blogspot.com

Scout 'n Freyja said...

We just sniffed our was over from The Portuguese Water Blog celebrating their red bandanna day. Not only do you look lovely in red, we think that you have a furry cool bloggy, too.

Clive said...

Great videos! Well done to you both!

take care
Clive and the NSLM

Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof! Smart! Great job! Happy Bandana Day. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

julandmatt said...

The Double Shamu is great...mad us laugh and smile! Thanks

Margaret said...

Bella(pug) heard your voice on the videos and came up on my lap and INTENTLY watched you beautiful terriers perform the "shamu". I think she was impressed!

佩GailBohanan1蓉 said...

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Ludo van Doggy said...

Very coooolll!!

Penny and Patches said...

Great job by both of you! We've met George and he's very cool! I wonder if we went into outer space...would we be any closer to our dad and Poppy? Maybe we'll try it and see!

Aire-hugs,
Penny & Patches

violett said...

Thanks for the tip!
You make good your thing very much. The Double Shamu is distinguished. With the number you can soon earn money
Kissis of Mischka

Minna Krebs said...

Hello there, I just stopped by to introduce myself after seeing you two cuties on the red bandana day post!

Hopes to see more of you!

MinnaK

Amos said...

Holy Cow Rocket Dog and Hootie! Your going to space, Man your to cool for school, wait, I bet we would love to going to lil hooman school house, but regardless your way cool! Your Blog is FAB!

NORWOOD UNLEASHED said...

Hi Baby R and Hootie
First off , congrats I tipped my furry ears to Hootie for graduating. I for some reason still have to take classes and I always jump... and tackle people. I might have to try your tricks...
norwood

Cassie said...

I want to tell you that Hootie's jumping up unwanted is a continual thing. I keep working with him, but it may be forever!! [[sigh]]
X-Cassie

Sally Ann said...

Y'all are very good at jumping, and you get treats to jump. Lucky, I think I'll talk to Mommy about that for me and my baby brother.
Sally Ann

BRUTUS said...

Bravo! Oh, Baby RD, you had us laughing in that video - staring at the treat in mom's hand then flopping on the floor! BOL!! I do a version of the shamu as well, blasting off the floor all the way up into mom's arms (or hitting her in the chest with my head if she's not expecting me to do it). And guess what - Flat Brutus is at Mayzie's now, so you should have him by late next week!

Snorts-
Brutus the (traveling) Frenchie

Aksharaa said...

HIII guys!so so glad to meet you. thanx for visiting us.we always love making new furiends!
you guys have done a wonderful job in OB. that shamu was pawsome!!
hope we can be grrrt furiends,
wags,
gin n bud

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