Sunday, March 9, 2014

Black & White Sunday -- Right- or Left-Pawed?

Panchita. Right-pawed.
Duncan. Also right-pawed.
(Ours is a love story of epic scale.)
Rusty. Also right-pawed.

Benny. The leftie!

Doggie ice cream: good-quality canned dog food mixed with a bit of water, and spooned into Kongs. Let freeze for at least three hours. Hand out. Sit back (with a camera) and enjoy.

Black & White Sunday hosted by Nola Dachshund and Sugar: The Golden Retriever


30 comments :

  1. I think Jack is ambidextrous, but I'll have to test it out!

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    1. Please do--and share the results! I never thought of dogs being right- or left-pawed (I somehow assumed they were all ambidextrous, not really sure why...), but it kind of jumped out at me with these photos how three seemed to favor using their right paw and some their left. Something to explore ;)

      Thanks for the visit!

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    1. They do, Roxy. Too much for their own good :D Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. It's amazing to see how well they hold them with their paws!

    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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    1. It always makes me think of that great book, The Art Of Racing In The Rain (Garth Stein, 2011, I think), and how Enzo hankered after thumbs. What dogs could do if they had thumbs :)

      Thanks for the return visit, Dory et al! Loved your blog.

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  4. Right paw wins :P, Welcome to our blog

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  5. We love Kongs stuffed with treats. That sounds extra tasty. Bentley & Pierre are both right pawed.
    Bark More, Growl Less Barking from the Bayou!

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    1. I'm with you: Kongs rock the world :) Thanks for the visit, fellow right-pawers!

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    1. Thanks, Dolly :) With the amount of pics I snap at these furry babes (to their eternal confusion and displeasure) there's usually a couple of public-worthy shots in there. Usually ;)

      Thanks for the visit!

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  7. Aww! Sus perros son tan hermosas! Tenga un feliz domingo!
    Aww! Your dogs are so beautiful! Have a happy Sunday!
    ❀Siamese Smothers❀ From Mikko and some hugs from me at Happiness Is Siamese!

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    1. Muchas gracias, Christie! And in Spanish, too--wow :) The four-legged ones are officially blushing.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  8. So cute. I haven't ever paid attention to left or right paw preference on my dogs, but now I will. We do the Kong thing too. :)

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    1. I never did either, until I put together these photos :) I'll be curious to see if your dogs also show a preference for right or left. Thanks for the visit, and Viva le Kong!

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  9. Ah, stuffed Kongs. Wonderful treat!

    --Woofs (and purrs) from Life with Dogs and Cats.

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    1. They are, aren't they? Thanks for coming by :)

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  10. I need to get some Kongs for next Summer! Frankie and Beryl are both left pawed and Asher is right pawed at our place. It is something I do notice with dogs, does that make me odd, lol?

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    1. Haha--no, it just makes you a whole lot more observant than me :D Thanks for the visit--I loved your blog.

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  11. Donna is very moody with her kong, some days she would wait for us to come home before she would go near her kong which is supposed to entertain her while we're out. :)

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    1. Aw, she doesn't want to play by herself--adorable sweetie that she is. Thanks for coming by!

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  12. So now you have my human mommy wondering. I'm sure that there will be much observing over the next few days to determine which paw I favor. By the way, that also means that she'll have to give me lots of yummy treats, so thanks for that. :-)

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  13. Haha--didn't think of that, but I'm very pleased for you :D Enjoy the multi-treat sessions, and tell your mom to let me know when she figures out which paw you use the most!

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  14. That looks like our house on Sunday! Sometime our girls get frozen peanut butter and yogurt in the Kongs.

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    1. I'll have to try that! Rusty (third pic above) has a weight problem, which is why I stopped PB treats, but she's almost back at her ideal weight. Maybe it's time to try it again :) Thanks for sharing that, and for stopping by!

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  15. What an awesome idea! We've bought doggie ice cream for ours before, but it can be expensive.

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    1. So glad you liked it! Do let me know if you try it, and if your dogs enjoy it :) Thanks for the visit!

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  16. Very cute photos! Doggie ice cream looks like quite a treat!

    Julie

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    1. PS - I tried following you, but for some reason it won't go through. I'll be back...

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