By best friend, I mean "Somene I can be really mean to and he'll love me anyway...!" I've only been with my forever family for just over a year. They don't think I had the best start to life - I am very jumpy, used to be terrified of other dogs and I run away from all teenage boys LITERALLY screaming like a girl. It's a very odd noise..
Luckily, I have known Del since he was a puppy (in fact the are some great pictures on Adventres of Dels blogspot of the two of us the me size!) which means I am comfortable with him. Luckily Del is very clever, and my mum taught him to give me a bit of space every now and again. He's just so big and loveable (and slightly clumsy!) so we have a deal - I have my bed in the corner by the sofa, and he's not allowed in the two foot space infront of it, and if I'm out in his space I have to be nice. It's working wonders so far. I'm still nasty to him sometimes (I do need to keep him on his paws..!) but otherwise I'm heading in the right direction.. We even managed to sleep sharing the same bed at night time! The human was under the mistaken impression that it was HER bed - how odd?!
It was very funny going for a walk together though... Mum was walking us both and we came around the corner first, with Del following. We bumped into a big group of teenagers who made a nasty comment about me on my lead. Something about Comparing me to a rat. Very nasty. Luckily, Del listens to hand commands as well as voice - so mum game him a silent command to bark - so he came running around the corner and let out a bark so loud the ground shook! I have never seen a group of boys separate so fast. Stupid - I'm scarier than Del, all he would do is lick them to death! But they didn't know that.. Our bit of entertainment for the day. *evil mutely laugh* you don't think I look like a rat do you? :-)
Do you have any entertainment stories from people stereotyping your big dogs? Or any from anyone assuming your little dog won't defend you like a big dog..?