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KONG envy

Gail P
November 5th, 2008, 11:38 PM
Last night everybody got a stuffed KONG. Flash being still on a diet (since last winter he was becoming a sausage-on-legs), got a smaller one with less stuffing. Caught him here eyeing up Lightning's stuff-a-ball, though Lightning seemed to care less.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5131.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5152.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5127.jpg

growler~GateKeeper
November 6th, 2008, 12:51 AM
:laughing: that's so funny Lightning is completely ignoring Flash. Total stalk mode in the 2nd & Lightning has no idea :laughing:

Gail P
November 6th, 2008, 06:29 PM
:laughing: that's so funny Lightning is completely ignoring Flash. Total stalk mode in the 2nd & Lightning has no idea :laughing:

Oh I'm pretty sure Lightning knows, he just doesn't care. After all, he is The Boss :p

hazelrunpack
November 6th, 2008, 08:41 PM
:laughing: What a hoot! Lightning just shuts him out and continues enjoying his treat! :dog: Totally unconcerned :D

Gail P
November 6th, 2008, 09:12 PM
It's funny how they interact when you have a whole pack of dogs. Lightning doesn't care about the others being near his food or toys (guess he knows he's The Boss, and they wouldn't dare take his stuff), but he's very vocal and growly when some of the others get in his space at other times. He shows his teeth and threatens to rip their faces off. They ignore him then though, they know he's all bark (or growl as the case may be) and no bite. Usually they just continue what they're doing, which is often licking all over his face while he's pretending he'll eat them. What a bunch They freak my mom out with their antics when she comes over.

Anyways, Flash was just hoping for a little extra treat in those pics. He always thinks he's starving. Here he is with the KONG ball he had. It's only got one small hole to stuff, perfect for him since he's still "reducing" ;)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5141.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5117.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v625/silhouettestable/Newer%20dog%20pics/DSCF5116.jpg

hazelrunpack
November 6th, 2008, 10:08 PM
Ya, I hear ya about the dynamics of the Pack. Ridge will be on the couch and start growling because Cass comes up to her and just stares. Just stares...Cass never says a thing...Ridge starts growling louder and louder, though. And just when you think she's about to tear into Cass and shed blood, she slinks off the couch and lets Cass have her place! :laughing: Ember's a grump, too, but Ridge licks his face the whole time he's growling at her. Go figure... :D

I'm glad Flash got a Kong of his own, even if it was just a small one...cuz every boy deserves his own Kong! :angel:

growler~GateKeeper
November 7th, 2008, 01:37 AM
Here he is with the KONG ball he had. It's only got one small hole to stuff, perfect for him since he's still "reducing" ;)

Is there only 1 hole in the ball? If so you need to either get rid of the ball or make another hole on the opposite side of the ball when the dogs are licking it there is air circulating, otherwise there is a 'vaccum' created & the tongue will get stuck in the ball, swelling ensues & much pain :sad:

There was a story about a dog w/a toy that only had one hole in it & the end result was tongue amputation http://thechaistory.blogspot.com/ very sad to see the video :sad:

Gail P
November 7th, 2008, 10:56 PM
Is there only 1 hole in the ball? If so you need to either get rid of the ball or make another hole on the opposite side of the ball when the dogs are licking it there is air circulating, otherwise there is a 'vaccum' created & the tongue will get stuck in the ball, swelling ensues & much pain :sad:

There was a story about a dog w/a toy that only had one hole in it & the end result was tongue amputation http://thechaistory.blogspot.com/ very sad to see the video :sad:

Wow, what an awful thing to have happen.

The hole in this one goes all the way through, I just meant one hole as opposed to multiple holes. I have the larger version of this one, instead of a ball it's shaped like a flying saucer and has 3 holes (that also go right through, from one side to the other). The rubber bone is the same, it has a small hole that passes through each end. None of the holes are very big, they're really meant more for just sticking in a cookie (so the edges are kind of ribbed to help grip the cookie) rather than stuffing so they're better for the fatties than the normal KONGs that I pack full of treats.

growler~GateKeeper
November 8th, 2008, 02:23 AM
Oh okay, that's good to hear :thumbs up