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The Default Down

Lilly has a few default behaviors that she throws at me when she’s not quite sure what I want or when she knows it’s the fastest way to get what she wants. Here’s a tiny video clip I shot, using our still camera, which can also do little clips. Since the camera isn’t as imposing as the regular video camera, Lilly tends to act more like herself.

Ginko is looking at a dog across the road. Our neighbor had some workmen over, and one brought a dog. Lilly is completely ignoring the dog, which is a victory. But, full disclosure, there’s a creek, a pasture, a fence and a road between her and the other dog.

Still, it’s a pretty, calm, default down.

(I’m having all sorts of embedding problems this week. My software button for it is not working, so I tried sticking in the HTML coding manually. It doesn’t show up, so I don’t know if it’s going to work until I post. I got an email from tech support on Friday saying they’d successfully embedded the video for me, but I certainly don’t see it … Do you? So, just in case, here’s a link to the video.)




Roxanne Hawn

Trained as a traditional journalist and based in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA, I'm a full-time freelance writer for magazines, websites, and private clients. My areas of specialty include everything in the lifestyles arena, including health and home, personal finance and other consumer interests, relationships and trends, people and business profiles ... and, of course, all things pet related. I don't just love dogs. I need them in my life. Seriously.