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Who Knew Newby Could Pull Mom So Fast...

As you may or may not know Master Newby is still leash bound when we go out to do our business.  Milo and Dixie are gems, roaming around our 2.5 acres and (usually) coming when called.  Newby... well.. Darling Sweet Newby is as hardheaded as any dachshund could possibly be.

Usually when we go outside, there is a bit of tugging and pulling to go faster as he really has to go, but this morning he tore as fast as he could through the backyard toward the garden.  Me, in my son's flip-flops, size 15 btw, was doing my best to stay with him... It wasn't easy.

I tried to figure out what was causing such a commotion. Dixie and Milo were barking, but doing that "I'm barking but don't know what at" look around. 

Turns out a raccoon was pulling over our corn stalk to grab some early morning breakfast and Master Newbs wasn't going to have any of that. Gotta keep the riff-raff off the property, even if we have to pull mom's arm out of the socket to do it.


7 comments:

Lovable Lily July 23, 2012 at 11:32 AM  

Oh Newby, you're as quick as a little squirrel! Good job at protecting the corn from that pesky critter.

Hugs,
Lily Belle
p.s. We hope Mommy's arm is OK :)

Team Beaglebratz July 23, 2012 at 12:23 PM  

We Beaglebratz thinkz u did a most PAWSUM job Newby (that'z p-a-w-s-u-m not o-p-o-s-s-u-m altho y that furst o iz there who knowz). You were just protectin'what iz YOURZ'n YOUR FAMILY wuzn't u Newby?
Shiloh'n Shasta

Brian July 23, 2012 at 1:40 PM  

Hey, good work on critter protection patrol!

Frankie Furter and Ernie July 23, 2012 at 2:10 PM  

EXCELLENT JOB NEWBY.... I think your mom should have worn BETTER Paw Covers. WHAT was she thinkin?
LOVE that AWSOME Possum thingy... Hope you send it to PUDDLES... SHE will be so excited she will make YELLOW Puddles.. BaaaaaWaaaah.

Willow July 23, 2012 at 8:21 PM  

Newby way to protect the corn from those pesty possums they are sure to leave them alone now.

Mr. Pip July 23, 2012 at 10:34 PM  

OK, if I ever brought my assistant a possum or even barked at a raccoon she might just have a heart attack! She is super scared of both of these creatures and won't let me anywhere near them!

Your pal, Pip

Declan July 24, 2012 at 5:09 AM  

Don't need to be big to be a guard dog.....! Deccy x

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