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Through the Lens…Will He?

Mon, October 25, 2010

Willie exploring the river bottom woods

Wille, Wide Glide Willie, made his entrance to our household last Monday. Suffice it to say,  the last seven days have been more than interesting, more than fun, and often more than exasperating. Mr. Yellow Ball of Fur seemed like a Willie to me and the Wide Glide is a nod to his big blocky build. But Willie has morphed in Will He? Will he fetch? Will he eat the shoe? Will he puddle on the floor? Will he systematically empty the basket of clean laundry and cart every piece out the door to the deck? OH WHAT WILL HE DO NEXT???

Willie getting acquainted with Buddy The Moose Dog

No mere duck dog, Willie has actually has an important job ahead of him, he’s training to be my next service dog. My current gal Dolly is showing her age and at ten has just about reached the end of her career. Bless her heart, Dolly deserves a comfy retirement basking in the sun on the deck. Buddy, the moose dog in the household,  is a tad too stubborn and tad too friendly to ever make the cut as a service dog, but Willie..Willie is showing great promise already. I feel certain Will will have a very well documented life. He’s already learned that the sound a shutter makes means smile at the camera and pose.

A mere 24 hours in the household and he already was grasping the importance of posing and smiling

I’ll leave you all wondering…what Will-he do next?