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You’ve probably heard that expression before. And, it’s probably true.

Photo courtesy Google Images

Photo courtesy Google Images

But what about well behaved animals? A lot of well behaved animals make money by appearing in TV commercials, television shows and movies. But what about making history? Do well behaved animals make history?

I think I have a pretty well behaved dog. He sits and lays down and stays almost every time he is asked to. He comes when called – most of the time; this is getting worse as he gets older and I’m not sure if it’s because he can’t hear so well any more or just has gotten crotchety old man status. Either way, he’s still a pretty good old boy.

Photo courtesy Google Images

Photo courtesy Google Images

But, he is a lab. And labs, like a lot of retrievers, are easily distracted. Don’t believe me? Here’s the proof:

Yup, my dog would be that last one. He’d never win a race with all of those distractions.

How about you my dear readers – have a pet who’s easily distracted? Have a well-behaved pet? I’d love to know your secrets to proper pet training.

As always, thanks for taking a few minutes out of your day to stop by. I love reading your comments so don’t be afraid to say something below.

Word of the day: Icosahedron

Fun fact about me: I’ve trained two puppies and I’d do it all over again, too.

Original post by Jansen Schmidt, April 2015. Video courtesy You Tube. Images courtesy Google Images.

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