A DOG'S DEFINITION OF BUMP: The best way to get your human's attention when they are drinking a fresh cup of coffee or tea.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF DROOL: what you do when your persons have food and you don't. To do this properly you must sit as close as you can and look sad and let the drool fall to the floor, or better yet, on their laps.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF GARBAGE CAN: A container which your neighbors put out once a week to test your ingenuity. You must stand on your hind legs and try to push the lid off with your nose. If you do it right you are rewarded with margarine wrappers to shred, beef bones to consume and moldy crusts of bread.
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A DOG'S DEFINITION OF GOOSE BUMP:
A maneuver to use as a last resort when the Regular Bump doesn't get the attention you require. . .especially effective when combined with The Sniff.
See definition of SNIFF.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF SNIFF:
A social custom to use when you greet other dogs. Place your nose as close as you can to the other dog's rear end and inhale deeply, repeat several times, or until your person makes you stop. This can also be done to human's crotches.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF SOFAS:
Sofas are to dogs like napkins are to people. After eating it is polite to run up and down the front of the sofa and wipe your whiskers clean.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF THUNDER: This is a signal that the world is coming to an end. Humans remain amazingly calm during thunderstorms, so it is necessary to warn them of the danger by trembling uncontrollably, panting, rolling your eyes wildly, and following at their heels.
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If your dog is afraid of thunder or other load noises please read this blog post for ways to reduce his stress.
A DOG'S DEFINITION OF LEASH:
A strap which attaches to your collar, enabling you to lead your person where you want him/her to go.