Not so long ago I did a post with some images of Gopher having his body out lined in treats. I was flattered when our good friends at Finn Howard gave it a shot.
In the original image Gopher has his head up, but I hoped to be able to do this with him laying flat. Well another slower visit night offered us the opportunity to attempt this trick. The few visitors we had that night assisted me in placing all of the treats so that his body was out lined completely.
|Complete body outline.|
|See how close they are to his nose. (They do blend in a bit, but look closely and you will see them.)|
|The tail even stayed still.|
|Even along his back.|
Gopher stayed in position for several minutes, and when released very gently went after each treat reminding us of Pac-Man.
|He stayed sitting rotating on his butt, leaving the outline nearly perfectly intact. (See the tail section on the right side of image?)|
|The home stretch.|
It is a fun trick an extension of his "wait" command which provided a foundation for "leave it" command, both necessary for his safety in some medical environments.
So here is the challenge!!
1. Do this with your own pooch.
2. Take a picture and send it directly to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30th, 2012
3. We will post the images in a July entry for readers to vote on.
The picture with the most vote wins. Well actually everyone wins because they get to teach or show off a trick their dog can do.
The winner will be sent two Gopher Trading Cards (Series 1 and the yet to be released Series 2) and a brand new fleece tug toy!
Tell your friends!