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Chance took a walk!

Category: Daily Happenings | Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:27 am

Well, actually Chance took a run. dr and I were getting ready to walk over to Glenda's this afternoon. When I opened the door Glenda was coming up our step onto the porch. I was surprised to see her when we were going out and forgot that Chance was in the house instead of out on her deck. She heard Glenda and darted past me. She did actually stop by Glenda and then seemed to realize she was out in the front yard. She took off like a streak of lightening. I thought she was going over to Glenda's which is what she done last time but she headed down the driveway and out into the road. I'm sure glad none of those pickup trucks were flying low through there. I was right behind her, going as fast as I can which isn't as fast as Chance. I can't run much at all anymore since I hurt my knee. I kept hollering at her to stop and she kept going. She did stop down by Bob's house when his four dogs came out to check her out. I thought I would catch her. I was trying to sort of sneak up on her so she wouldn't run. Bob's dogs went back under his fence but Chance couldn't figure out how to get under the barbed wire. I almost caught her but at the last second she sensed me there and took off again. She made it to the end of the road and turned the corner. I was still back by Bob's and thought now I would never find her. dr went back after the truck figuring he could catch up to her if she got too far ahead of me. When I was almost to the corner that DOG came back around the corner, smiling and wagging her tail, and sat right down in front of me. Of course, I grabbed a hold of her harness and started chewing her out and turned to go home. It was by now a few "city" blocks from the house. Luckily dr was coming with the truck. Chance was panting hard and thought "Oh, boy! A ride back home." Wrong, dr got our and hooked up her leash and he walked her back home. I was panting hard too, but I got to ride home in the truck. Chance got hollered at all the way home and stuck out in her yard. We ignored her until supper time. We went on over to Glenda's and fixed the railing on her steps. When we came home she was laying right up against the door. She now realized she goofed. Will she do it again? Sure, as soon as she catches us with the door open. I want to get a screen door for the front as we had one in Arizona and she never went out of the door even if the screen was open. But here, it's every chance she gets. We are thinking of sectioning off a bit of the porch with lattice so if she gets out she can only get onto that section of the porch. It would have a little gate. Sort of like the entryway some stores have to keep the heat or cold out of stores. Chance may have recovered from her walk but I'm not so sure about dr and I. We are getting too old to run races with the dog.

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kuntrygal wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:20 am:

I'm glad she decided to come back, before getting out on the road. And I am sure you will feel the 'run' tomorrow. I guess with the newness of the place, she wants to explore.


glendann wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:55 am:

While they chased Chance I was taking pictures of the Hawk.


cajunbelle wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:35 am:

Chance pulled a Nibby and Basil. They both take off when they get loose. I am glad she is home safe and sound. I hope you and dr recover from the extra physical exertion.


Droopy wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 7:55 am:

I wonder what Chance was after? I'm glad she wasn't hurt and had the good sense to turn around. Maybe she'd like a change of scenery?


Netty wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:09 pm:

My dog does that occasionally and it's so frustrating we she won't come when called!


bsewnsew wrote on Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:17 pm:

Gees sounded like a good Day at Glendas.

DOggone fun huh?

Glad you made it to Glenda ville.

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