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Kane finally did it!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by gritsar, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Our GSD Kane is now 8 months old. We call him the big jock, the moose, the troublemaker. Every bit as intelligent as his brother, Kane prefers to only use his brains when it suits him. Sometimes he uses his brains to get him into trouble - he's working on figuring out the foot petal on the trash can lid, for example. He knows how to step on it to open the lid, but can't figure out how to step on it and reach in to get a piece of trash at the same time.

    Right now he is locked in the office with me. Big brother Jax is getting a few satin balls. Kane already finished his kibble (and some plain hamburger meatballs) and now wants to help brother with the satin balls. He already managed to snag one and believe me, the last thing Kane needs is weight gain.

    So he cried about being in here with me for about five minutes, then he started working on the door knob. And then yes, he has finally figured out doorknobs. He's been trying to figure out the one that leads outside for awhile now.

    Heaven help us. [​IMG]

  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Oh No!

    Gritty, be afraid very afraid.

  3. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Songster

    Aug 9, 2009
    lol my dog figured out car windows
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'll bet it's fun raising Kane.

    Oh.. and if you have any pets named Abel... keep him away from that one.
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
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  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    He needs to join Boyds Zombie Army!!....
    They could use a big guy like him... (i think all boyd has is squirrels working for him.. [​IMG]..)
  7. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Good grief! He even looks guilty! [​IMG] You'll have yer hands full with that one!

    Mabe next he'll use his brains to feed KiKi!

  8. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    My dogs don't have to be smart, lol the house isn't exactly level so any of the doors can be opened by the slightest push. In fact, one of them plopping down or DH stepping in the "wrong" spot can make the bedroom door pop open [​IMG] I promise the ceiling fan that I hung last summer hangs level and plumb.....it's the ceiling that isn't!

    We have to deadbolt the outside doors to keep the wind from blowing them open, much less the 85lb dog from jumping on them to push them open! If you don't want the a/c to escape while you are in the yard, you have to take your keys with you and lock the door behind you, lest one of the dogs gets hot or bored and decides to try the door while you are busy [​IMG]

    Sounds like you might have to start locking all the doors behind you!! lol
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

    Why do you think the cat food is safely hidden away in a cabinet? [​IMG]
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:We're having a similiar problem in this house. The sun beats down on the back door and being so hot it's shrinking the door. It will pop open if not locked or if you aren't careful to raise up on the handle when you close it. Same thing with the front door. Doors pop open and it's a mass exodus; cats and dogs going out, chickens coming in.
    Can't lock the interior doors. They are all too old and don't latch well in their jams. Kane figured out how to open the bathroom door a long time ago. All he has to do is push on it. I'll close it behind me to get some privacy and Kane will push it open just so he can watch me sit on the toilet. [​IMG]

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