Dexter is 4 years old!

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Our beloved Dexter turned 4 years old on 27 August 2011! Happy Birthday Dex … We LOVE you to BITS!

Dexter

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Fetching the newspaper and other jobs

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One of my jobs is to fetch the newspaper every morning from outside and bring it inside. I love my job – I get paid every day (in biscuits!).

Dexter fetching the newspaper

… and here is Hercules doing his job … sleeping all day!

Hercules sleeping

Woofs & Hugs
Dexter

My vocabulary

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According to various sorces, dogs can learn up to 200 words. So my Mom and I decided to write down all the words I know to see if we get to 200 …

These are all the words I know:

tennis
play
ball
sock
leave
sit
go see
Mommy
go
paw
lie down
bed
nap
tyre
go play with …
no
ok
alley
mommys room
newspaper
fetch the …
look
clean it up
dinner
breakfast
snack
treat
pool
drink some water
walk
lead
paw
where is …
car
bakkie
treat
biscuit
touch
inside
outside
bed
off
dog
kitty
bicycle
winnie (for wee)
pee
dig
come here
what is this
toy
collar
loves
stop licking
scratch
assume a position
move over
stand
go round
crossing
bath
stop
bottle
give it to …
bad dog
good dog
no jumping
wait
swim
forest
run
yay
huh
naughty
birds
back up
tuna
chicken
vet
off you go
kong
collar

and I know 11 people’s and 1 cat’s names!

Thats not quite 200 … so Mom says we have to learn more.

Loves & woofs
Dexter

Things I like to do (that I’m not supposed to)

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1. Eat the Cat’s food
2. Chew on socks (with feet still in them)
3. Take huge flying leaps off the verandah that’s way too high for me to jump from (did I tell you I’m Super-dog?)
4. Woof underneath the bed when Mommy is sleeping
5. Woof at leaking roofs
6. Eat cameras
7. Fetch the bath mat from the bathroom and take it to my bed
8. Try to eat the clicker when my Mom is trying to teach me stuff
9. Fetch all sorts of things from the garden and bring them inside, including:
– stones
– snails
– irtrigation system parts
– the hose pipe
– sticks
– leaves
– branches
– trees
10. Drink water from the fish pond
11. Bite my Mom’s legs while she is walking
12. Pull towels off people as they get out of the shower
13. Woof at the TV when there are horses in it
14. Woof at the wooden hippo and chew on its feet
15. Eat computer wires
16. Pull on curtains, woof at them and chew them
17. Pull the telephone off the desk
18. I’m house trained but sometimes I think the passage is part of outside
19. Rip telephone wires that are glued to skirting boards off the wall
20. Drag the front door mat to anywhere (but the front door)
21. Annihalate the Cats bed
22. Kill and destroy house plants
23. Search for and destroy slippers, shoes etc
24. Bite my Mommys hands
25. Bite my Mommys nose
26. Bite my Mommys ears
27. Trip up my Mommy by running under her feet
28. Eat the pool net
29. Take throws off beds, couches etc and drag them somewhere else
30. Find all towels and drag them to my bed
31. Mess up clean rooms in the space of 5 minutes

Do all the above in the space of 1 hour! (That is not a goal, its my personal best!)
Afterwards – sleep for 2 hours.

Being naughty

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