Patti Soldavini

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Weimaraner Tricks

In animals, dogs, humor, pets, weimaraners on 05/25/2013 at 11:03 am

"Bet you didn't think I could do THAT!"

“Bet you didn’t think I could do THAT!”

Olive’s latest magic trick. Fitting a car tire in her mouth.

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Olive Copperfield

In animals, dogs, humor, pets, weimaraners on 05/12/2013 at 7:18 pm

"Abracadabra make my head disappear!"

“Abracadabra make my head disappear!”

That’s right, my dog can make her head disappear. And I’ll bet you’ve been staring at her tail. Yeah, that’s how all the magicians do it. Attention-diversion tactics.

 

How I am Not Like My Weimaraner

In dogs, humor, lifestyle, pets, weimaraners, writing on 09/04/2012 at 7:32 pm

“We converted ANOTHER one!”

Oh this is easy. Olive genuinely likes people more than I do. I was once told by a Boss that I preferred the world of ideas to the world of people. A very sharp observation. In fact, one that made me more self-aware. And you can add dogs after ideas. Then people. The world can credit Olive with making me a little more social. See, you can teach an somewhat mature human new tricks. Especially, if you’re being taught by a weimaraner.

 

Weimaraner Barks Commands

In dogs, humor, lifestyle, pets, weimaraners, writing on 05/31/2012 at 8:36 pm

‘READ. MY. LIPS. MY. CHAIR.”

I’m telling you, the ghosts of the German S.S. must be visiting Olive while she’s sleeping. Yesterday for the first time, I heard a new bark from her. Two quick barks. Distinctly very sharp in tone. I hear this as I’m sitting in the oversized pony print chair in the corner of my dining room. I had just settled my giant pin cushion of an ass into the chair to relax for a minute. “FOR GOD’S SAKE, DO YOU HAVE TO GO OUT AGAIN, OLIVE?” I whined. As I rise from the chair and walk toward the stairs, I feel a breeze slap across my behind as Olive races past me and jumps up into the chair I just climbed out of. “YOU LITTLE SNOT,” I say to Olive who sits in the chair looking quite contented with herself. Now I know what the dual bark signifies. It clearly states “OFF MY CHAIR. NOW.” And lest you think I’m just imagining all this, she just did it to me again tonight.

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