WHY is my dog insane....

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by awesomefowl, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    She was trying to bite the computer mouse. Doth young Labrador have a screw loose?!?! [​IMG]
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    "Screw loose" only until they are 5 or 6 years old. [​IMG]
  3. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

    Jan 29, 2011
    Quote:Aha. Here's the answer.

    I've had a lab for quite some time now. They're weird, I tell ye. They do all sorts of random stuff and spaz a lot regardless of age. [​IMG] Despite this, they're still really sweet. Just crazy...
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Have you read the book, "Marley and Me"?
  5. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida

    ...but dontch love it?
  6. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Because he has to live with you? [​IMG] Don't take that personally, of course, it's the explanation I've come up with for my dog.
  7. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Get used to it...young Lab will do that and more goofiness...even when not young. They are big lovable goofballs.
  8. theotherranch

    theotherranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2011
    Labs eat EVERYTING they can get to.
    At least until they are 2/3 years old, then they start again at about 5/6.
    If you value your socks and undies, put your dirty clothes behind closed doors.
    In fact, put everything behind closed doors.LOL
    You can not (IMO) find a more lovable dog than a Lab.
    Mine's of the black variety.
  9. Criskin

    Criskin Lost somewhere in a book

    My one year old lab mix is completely insane. When no one is looking, he'll eat anything he can get his paws on...except chickens, thank goodness. I love that dog!
  10. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Our black Lab is 14 years old.....has cancer, but is still with us. He even got the screens off the windows and chewed them to bits. He chewed a hole through a hollow core door to the garage and chewed holes in every feed sack stacked on a pallet. Came home to horse feed all over the garage. He loves kittens........mewing kitties on TV worry him so much......he looks everywhere for them, crying in frustration cause he KNOWS they need his help. He is the King of our yard, kind to all, loving, goofy, talkative(barks until he gets what he wants), can get the pantry door open to eat all the cat food and leave shredded bag remains on the floor, loves to go in the coop with me cause the chickens get better food then he does........and they let him raid their feeder, but will peck the other dogs for doing the same thing. He is terrified of rain, thunder, lightening and my husband's loud aggravated voice (not even directed at him). He loves everyone that comes by in the front yard, but barks at the neighbor in the house behind us in the back yard. He ran out in the street one day to greet a policeman that pulled over a speeding car in front of our house. A very surprised policeman found that his hand fit perfectly on a lab's head. The dogcatcher knew his name cause he could jump the fence and take off for parts unknown. He used to leap into my husband's lap, in the recliner, where they both would go to sleep and both would snore. Now in the autumn years of his life, he can no longer join his Daddy in the recliner, he can no longer run or jump the fence, he has his bad days when pain pills ease his aches and pains. He loves basking in the sun, snacks from my husband's dinner plate, his special quilt on the floor and his private pile of beef bones. He rouses himself from a deep sleep when he hears me in the kitchen and wobbles in there for treats. He is spoiled rotten. He is loved. We are blessed by the presense of a big black goofy dog.

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