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Saturday, September 23, 2023

Joey – Groomer to Groomer


It’s a beautiful day, and considered one of my favourite canine is in for his grooming session. He’s an 11-year-old Boerboel named Joey that comes each month.

I get him up onto the desk and, in typical Joey style, he sits on his bum and stretches his entrance toes out towards his head.

I grin and ask, “Comfortable?”

Joey: “Oh sure, very comfortable. I like desk time.”

“I do know buddy, I do know,” I say as I shave the fuzz off the highest of his toes so he doesn’t slip on the hardwood at residence.

Joey: “That tickles!” He says whereas wiggling about.

“I do know Mr. Tickletoes, I’m going fast. I’ve to do that although otherwise you’ll slip on the flooring and throw out a hip or one thing,” I say as I end the final foot.

Joey: “I by no means slip. It’s referred to as gliding, and it’s executed on function.”

“Yeah, nicely, you virtually glided into your Dad at suppertime,” I remind him. “Let’s remove all of the sliding and gliding and maintain everybody secure, lets?”

Joey: “OK. Do I get a deal with for being good boy?”

“Sure, you get a deal with for being a great boy,” I inform him as I seize a freeze-dried beef liver deal with and a drool rag.

Joey swallows the deal with then makes faces at me whereas I wipe his mouth.“I like you honey, however I don’t love your drool on my head,” I say.

 Joey: “Love is drool.”

“Sure, so that you’ve stated many occasions,” I reply as I start to file his nails.

Joey: “Tickles!” He wiggles.

“Properly there isn’t sufficient to clip them; there’s barely something there. You’ve been placing in highway work I see,” I say to him.

Joey: “We go for walks on a regular basis now. Unhealthy vet.”

“Unhealthy vet?” I inquire.

Joey: “He implied I used to be heavy.”

“He did? What did he say?” I ask, by no means shocked by this revelation.

Joey: “He stated, ‘He’s fats!’ Are you able to imagine that?”

“Erm, nicely…,” I murmur as his rolls of chub are jiggling as I brush him. “I suppose there could also be a bit additional Joey to like, however train is nice for you. You need to be right here to have heaps extra spa days, don’t you?” 

Joey: “I like spa days.” He grins and kisses me throughout my eyeball.

“Gak! Thanks, honey,” I say as I rub the slobber off of my face.

Joey: “Yup! I good boy.”

“I like you Joe, you’re one of the best boy,” I say with a chuckle.

Joey: “Finest boys get treats!”

“Not till they’re executed, they don’t get any extra treats,” I say as I prepare to scrub his ears. “Joe, what are you rising in there? Your ears have by no means been this soiled. It’s all highway grime. Bleh.”

Joey: “See? Train dangerous.”

“You’re all executed! We could go get your image taken?” I ask as I unclip the loop.

Joey: “YES!” He yanks me towards the image room, making me grateful but once more for the dry deck.

“If I die on the best way there nobody will get treats,” I exclaim.

Joey: Hops onto the image platform and sits, “Prepared for deal with!”

I quietly tear a small deal with into three items, “OK, right here you go.” And I pop one of many tiny items in his mouth.

Joey: “Prepared for the deal with!” After he swallowed the tiny piece with out even noticing it was in his mouth.

“Erm…you already ate it,” I say as I put the bathrobe on him.

Joey appears round for the deal with he ate as if he may see it, then appears at me.

I supply him the second deal with between my fingers so this time he is aware of it’s there and say, “OK, take a look at the digital camera, buddy!”

Joey smiles at me.

I snap just a few footage and say, “Good job!” as I supply him the final tiny piece.

Joey: “Are you making one deal with three treats?”

“Properly…your Dad is working laborious that can assist you shed weight so…,” I murmur.

Joey: “If I do good and I do highway work like Dad says, can I’m going again to having regular- sized treats?”

I chuckle and reply, “Sure, Expensive…” ✂️


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