I took this photo a couple of days ago from my chair at the lunch table. I was going to title the post “Two Labs and a Chihuahua,” but one look at Darla’s face suggested a new title was in order. Darla much prefers being alone at the table to get the occasional treat. She likes to move around all four corners of the table, popping up each time as if she’s a different dog and deserving of a new treat. She does not like to share, or have to “compete,” heaven forbid.
There were several stories in the media last week about a new study on jealousy in dogs, like this one in the New York Times. Researchers, please meet Darla. You can see how she’s “drooping” in that shot, compared to Wilbur’s “hey, I’m way down here and waiting!” expression and blind Stella’s earnest “I know it’s coming any second now” demeanor. Darla’s emotions were more along the lines of, “I can’t believe they’re in here with me. Sheesh.” Not a happy look I was getting.
2014 Shelter Challenge Underway
The latest round of the Shelter Challenge for 2014 is underway. It began July 14 and ends September 21. You can vote every day at http://www.shelterchallenge.com/. To search for us, type in our name, Rolling Dog Farm, and Lancaster, NH 03584. We’ve won thousands of dollars in the previous contests, so your daily votes do bring in serious money for our disabled animals!
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