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How to Play With Others

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

I'd like to share a story with you.
I had a friend who used to show samoyeds...one of them was Blaze.
Blaze was personality plus...amazingly bright and soooo lovable.
The first few times Blaze was at a show ...he won.
But ...bright creatures bore easily....so
He was brought to a show and all the dogs were lined up to do their stuff
and Blaze...
well, he'd done this before...and he got bored...so he started to yawn.
point.
My friend started giving him all kinds of hand signals...more yawns
he got tired...and laid down...
point
Blaze nudged over to the dog next to him...he figured he'd make a friend.
point
Now the other dogs started getting fidgety...
they all knew someone was mis-behaving...so they got nervous.
point point point
Then some of them got confused.
point point point point point point
Blaze ...unphased...looked around like: "What's up with these guys?"
glanced over at his mistress
{who by this time was frantic with the hand signals}
and Blaze just got up and walked over to console her.
The judges suggested maybe Blaze should find other shows.
She stopped showing Blaze.
But every time I saw Blaze, he'd be smack in the middle of a group of kids, playing, talking, participating, and singing along.
I will never forget him.
Isn't that what it's all about.

So yesterday as I was looking at the Samoyeds singing H-Bday
I also found this cute one
How to play with a different size fellow:) (5:23 minutes...and worth it)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=
dEOz2ypaBVg
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NEW-CAZ 6/21/2013 7:19AM

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/19/2013 11:20AM

    OMG! That was so fun. The big dog was such a good sport!!!I have this urge to wrestle now. LOL.

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URBU2IFUL 6/16/2013 1:24PM

    Great Story! Maybe he just wanted to retire and let us know that life isn't just about work. Thanks for sharing emoticon

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LAST20FORME 6/15/2013 11:14PM

    I really liked the energy of the little dog and so cute! I am looking for a small energetic dog to adopt in the next few years. Thanks for posting this video and giving me a breed to think about that I hadn't before.

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GEORGE815 6/14/2013 3:57PM

    What a great pet!

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EDWARDS1411 6/14/2013 3:37PM

    Nice story and indeed that's what it should be all about. The breeder wanted to show our current shar pei and after thinking long and hard about it I decided it just wasn't for us. Cute video - thanks for sharing!!!

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KMICHA 6/13/2013 7:14PM

    So cute!! Thanks for sharing!

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FUNLOVEN 6/13/2013 8:35AM

    There is nothing like our furry friends. They are so full of life and unconditional love ! Thanks for sharing..

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ARTJAC 6/13/2013 3:22AM

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DESERTDREAMERS 6/13/2013 12:41AM

    Funny story about Blaze. He was the too-bright bored kid in class thAt got into trouble emoticon

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GABIBEAR 6/12/2013 11:28PM

    That was emoticon Sheryl. Thanks for sharing. I love dogs and they are just like people. When people get bored they yawn and lose interest - like in school. So it appears that they are failures when in actuality they are geniuses and don't fair well in school. Way to go Blaze!

That video was so much fun to watch!

Gabi
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JERZRN 6/12/2013 9:38PM

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MALEXANDER4 6/12/2013 9:00PM

    Thanks

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LINDAK25 6/12/2013 6:41PM

    Much more fun to be Blaze! Loved the video, thanks.

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TERMITEMOM 6/12/2013 6:28PM

    Wonderful story! I loved it.

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WALLAHALLA 6/12/2013 6:22PM

    So sweet!

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IAMAGEMLOVER 6/12/2013 3:55PM

    emoticon I love dogs. They will love you unconditionally.

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CATLADY52 6/12/2013 3:12PM

    emoticon for the video. It sure looked like they were having fun. emoticon

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SANDYLH1 6/12/2013 2:44PM

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PATRICIAANN46 6/12/2013 2:03PM

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PATTISTAMPS 6/12/2013 1:30PM

    AWWWWWWWW.... I only wish JAXMOM could see them playing! Too cute. And you are so right... the brighter the dog, the more easily bored! and the other lesson... not everyone is a show dog... I'd rather be Blaze!

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CHOCOHIPPO 6/12/2013 1:16PM

    As a mom to an Akita, I loved this video and found it to be pretty true. Big dogs tend to be gentle giants and the little ones are energetic and peppy. So sweet to watch!

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JESUSLIGHTSMEUP 6/12/2013 12:14PM

  I really enjoyed watching this..the best five minutes I have spent in a long time..LOL..thanks for sharing this

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NHES220 6/12/2013 11:37AM

    Great story and smart owner!

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FISHINGLADY66 6/12/2013 11:36AM

    I loved watching this video. Thanks

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DALID414 6/12/2013 11:22AM

    Too cute!

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 6/12/2013 11:06AM

    Enjoyed the video!

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COCK-ROBIN 6/12/2013 10:57AM

    Beautiful!

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BOSS61 6/12/2013 10:48AM

    I would have had a much easier time socially, heck I still would, if people had tails that would wag (or not) visibly and involuntarily. Dogs are more evolved than we.

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1CRAZYDOG 6/12/2013 10:39AM

  Awesome!

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KANOE10 6/12/2013 10:37AM

    Lovely story. I am glad your friend stopped showing him. Other owners would not. The play of animals is wonderful

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MICKEYH 6/12/2013 10:31AM

    So playful. emoticon emoticon

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NANCYPAT1 6/12/2013 10:31AM

    That was a cool story

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IDLETYME 6/12/2013 10:30AM

    Both of those dogs were so cute. Thanks for sharing the video - fun!!!
Great story!!!!!!

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SUSANBEAMON 6/12/2013 10:17AM

  that's why we need to continue to challenge ourselves.

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