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Thread: What do you do, when an ear is under your shoe?

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    Default What do you do, when an ear is under your shoe?

    So you push back from the desk and swivel over to the printer and stand up to reach some paper and “Kii Yii Kii Yii” Apparently an ear was under your shoe. Do you
    a: “Oh poor baby come here, I didn’t mean to hurt you” snuggle snuggle
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    b: “Dammit how many times do I have to tell you all there is not room for three dogs under this desk!!!” swat kick lift chair and plop it down scatter dogs and try to sit before they move in again.
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    I voted Dammit! but in truth probably somewhere in between

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    Oh, my that is always a worry of mine with puppies that quietly fall asleep under my chair. Afraid I'll step on them or roll over an ear with my desk chair.
    When it stops being fun, I will find something else to do with my time and money.

    The Lady

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    It depends...

    Puppies, I say in a clam voice "Oops sorry, watch out!" (I think cuddling only reinforces the bad experience in a negative way)

    Flash the old man I pamper and cuddle him and feel like a heel.

    Bullet well he is a sissy boy and wouldn't be any where near such a mean looking thing like a swivle chair, it might eat him! He loves luandry basket's too! hehehe

    Ranger I yell at him - "Dumb @$$, get out of the way!"

    If it is David I'd be worried what he was doing in the first place and I'd run away screaming!

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    Make the best of a bad situation that you created.

    Immediately give a sit command, when Fido complies give appropriate level of praise so as to cover your own DUMB A$$ for not being aware that a 100 pound dog is breathing the same air as you.

    Then take a deep breath and realize that this is a breakdown in your chain of command and the dog should have his "place" and you should have given that command and made sure you had compliance and if not enforced it.

    INSERT the story of Rexx Carr and Soupy.

    Sorry to make serious of you light situation.

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    Java is a permanant fixture under my desk...Mocha, like Bullet, won't go near it even tho there's lots of lovely things to chew there. Mind you, I have a supersize dog dish that can sleep three labs taking up most of the space in my office.As for stepping on Java..I tend to curl up my legs on my chair and when I get up...she moves.
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    Remove the wheels!
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    I have a worse time at night when they are all sleeping next to the bed and I really, really got to go....no time to softly put the feet down and locate dogs!!

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    Usually go with the dammit one because more than likely it scared the crap outta me and then say sorry with a pat on the head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FOM View Post
    I have a worse time at night when they are all sleeping next to the bed and I really, really got to go....no time to softly put the feet down and locate dogs!!

    FOM
    Been there, done that..although they fixed that problem themselves, wait til we are asleep and sneak on the bed, which is OK until you have to get up in the middle of the night and come back to find them curled up in the warm spot..arggg
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