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Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2017-04-12
Location : California
|Subject: What is up with my pup? Wed May 24, 2017 12:09 am|| |
So this is nothing major, just something a little funny my puppy does (she'll be 6 months come June). Every time we come to a certain point during our walk she just sits down. She'll budge if I pull on the leash, doesn't give me any resistance, but there must be something particular about that spot that she knows and I don't. She just sits, same spot every time, and kinda stares off into the horizon and when she's done "reflecting" she continues our walk. What could it be??? Any guesses?
Join date : 2014-07-23
Location : San Diego, California
|Subject: Re: What is up with my pup? Wed May 24, 2017 12:16 am|| |
My girl, Mishka does the EXACT same thing. Same spot, every time. I used to think she was just tired but...that's not it. And I have yet to figure it out. Mishka just turned 3, so she's not even a puppy.
I should add...the house Mishka does it in front of, is kinda spooky. A little old lady lives there, she is pretty ancient, and what is either her daughter, or her caretaker. This is a pretty nice neighborhood but this house is overgrown, and the younger person has put up this makeshift chain, I dunno, it's not really a fence but it's a chain that goes from one side of the property to the other, and it's not a thick chain, it's just...I dunno, weird. And the house NEVER has any lights on, like it's without electricity, and by the driveway, under a huge tree, is like all these solar lights, arranged in a circle..and Ivy growing over windows, ugh.it's just a very strange house. So I've started thinking maybe Mishka senses something going on there. I dunno what, but, maybe? I saw a neighbor out once, and asked her if anyone has ever done or called in a welfare check on the old lady and she said the lady is now in a nursing home or something but the daughter/caretaker I've still seen there daily. Her beat up BMW sits in the driveway.
Join date : 2017-04-12
Location : California
|Subject: Re: What is up with my pup? Wed May 24, 2017 1:14 am|| |
Lol, yes she sits down like 5 minutes into our walk so I was like, "Ok? We still have to keep going because there is no way you're done..." She just sniffs the air for about a whole 60 seconds and then she's ready to go. I even made a separate folder to hold pics of her "reflection time". Every day for about a month now.
Join date : 2015-05-19
Location : manteca, ca
|Subject: Re: What is up with my pup? Wed May 24, 2017 4:11 pm|| |
Leo would do the something and watch the people in our neighborhood. i thought it was very weird too, now that i recall he did it a lot. an later we found out that Leo had growing pains not sure if that's probably why he always stopped at random areas and sometimes the same spots.
i do remember taking him and Joey around the block and an old man from the nursing home near by was out riding his motorized chair around the neighborhood and we passed him but he was scared of Leo. i didn't look out of the ordinary but Leo just sat at the corner and watch the old man crossing the street. there were other people walking around the park threw the neighborhood. as the old man when to try to get on the sidewalk his chair fell over. Leo didn't want to leave until the people finished helping him up.
i would have helped him but with Leo being so young and super easy exited. i think it would have made things worse and well the old man was afraid of Leo.
Join date : 2017-04-26
Location : Denver
|Subject: Re: What is up with my pup? Sat May 27, 2017 12:09 pm|| |
My pupper does the same. Part of my walk parallels a wildlife refuge. There is a spot about halfway through our walk where she plops down and stares toward the horizon. My thought is that there is an animal living out there that she can smell/see/hear that I can't.
|Subject: Re: What is up with my pup? || |
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