We do that for 6 days in a row then it's time to get in the Truck and GO FOR A RIDE. at the end of the ride it smells like mountains and cold air and dirt trails, and dead leaves and pine trees and water/snow. and then we RUN.
Week after week - normal routine, nothing to complain about - plenty of time and space to run and play - UNTIL YESTERDAY! Que (Dun) (Dun) (Dun) music. Ranger, now 18 months old did something I have NEVER SEEN a dog do! (Sidebar: Ranger is a dog, I the D-man, is a Peeple, just so we have that straight.) Anyway - the amazing event included our regular chase session with the neighbor dog K-C across the fence. Ranger jumps up and barks over the fence from time to time...this time when he jumped up...HE DIDN'T COME DOWN ON OUR SIDE OF THE FENCE! He was on KC's side of the fence.
In a Post Event interview - Ranger insisted it was VERY SCARY on that side, he tried to get back but couldn't climb the fence as dogs don't know how to do that sort of thing. He followed the fence around a small gate and found something he KNEW was just right - he knew that on the other side of the dog door was his bed and everything was gonna be ok! But it turned out to be the Neighbor's house - the one that give us all the treats at the fence - and she saved me by finding Papa. Papa carried me home and then we were put in our dog run for the day.
Well there you have it - Post-Event scariness here at home is that we are all safely in the run cage for the day, and hopefully Mom and Papa will fix the very scary Vortex that made ranger go to the "other side" yesterday.