Friday, October 16, 2009

Tricks and More Tricks

Hello everydog (and human, cat, hamster, ect.)! Can you believe the weekend is finally here? I was hoping I could drag my humans outside for lots of walks and play time this weekend, but can you guess what I woke up to this morning... Rain. Lots, and lots, and LOTS of rain. I don't normally mind rain, but... The humans do. I even got a new rain jacket to wear on our walks! But the humans just want to be lazy and stay inside by the fireplace. I'll keep working on them though, I'm sure I can drag them out for at least one walk this weekend.

Meanwhile, I'd like to share with you all some of my tricks that I've trained my human to do with me! My human Lizzy made this video. She's not a very good dancer yet in some of our tricks, but she's gettin' there. Enjoy!



I hope you all have a GRRRReat weekend full of fun and walks and not too much rain!

44 comments:

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Sparky!

Pawesome!
Pawesome!!
Pawesome!!!

She shows lots of promise - I'm pretty sure woo will be able to bring her around!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: It is wet wet wet wet here - I'm khurrently out sulking (and soaking it up)!

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

You are one talented pup Sparky.. Lizzy isn't that bad.. She is sweet enough to dance with you and give you nice treats..


Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Princess Eva and Brice said...

Very talented!!!

Makes our momma feel like a slacker.


Princess Eva

Deefor said...

That was really amazing. How did you teach your human to do all that stuff? What kind of treats did you use? Cigarettes? Chocolate?

And I love your Wednesday pictures. My mom felt bad about all that poop. With two dogs and 2 bags and other doggies walking by st*t happens to her too.

Mochi and Mommy said...

You are awesome! :) Have a great weekend!

Mochi

Benny and Lily said...

Thank you for the video and great pictures Sparky. Mom has Lily watching the "heel" part over and over
BOL
Benny & Lily

Thor said...

You are so talented Sparky!
Great video!
Have a fun weekend!

xoxo
Thor

Lorenza said...

Hi, Sparky!
I wish you a happy and sunny weekend!
Your video is pawesome! I watched it 3 times and I am going to watch it again now!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Wild Dingo said...

Pawsome! Encore! I just love your training tricks! I do a lot of training with Loki & Juno, mostly obedience. It's wild to me that you do all this other agility stuff but you're just beginning to work on "heel"... seems strange to me but then again, Sparky's very smart.

You're not such a bad dancer. BUT we have to admit. Sparky does show you up in the dance routine. He's got quite the wiggle in his two step!
~Wild Dingo

Stella said...

Wow, Sparky! You are some talented pup! You must have got the best of all the breeds. Glad you visited my blog and I will come back and see you! I am a Border Collie and Lab (a Borador) so I am more a herder than a tricky dog. I can sure admire you little guys those!

Kisses,
Stella

Maggie and Mitch said...

What an awesome video, Sparky! Did you hear us saying whoooooooooohoooooooo?!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Daisy Dog said...

Very talented!! Thanks for stopping by our blog! We hope you enter the contest!

Sierra Rose said...

Sparky!!!!!!!!!!! You are amazing!!! We absolutely loved your video!!! My mom is wondering if I can come visit to learn some of those amazing talents!?!?!?

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

Samantha said...

Hi Sparky! I just found you through Sierra Rose and can not BELIEVE all the super tricks you know along with your incredible athleticism! I'm embarassed by what I just posted hehehee! I'll keep checking back to your blog!
Huggers xo
Sammie

Nika + PARKER said...

Hi Sparky!!! Wow super tricks! Stop by our blog some time! Looking forward to seeing + reading more.

Morgan in Pittsburgh said...

Hi Sparky! Stella sent us over. nice to meet you. stop by and see us sometime.
Your pals, Morgan and Maisie

SGR said...

Woof! It's been raining here too. But the video was great. You are pawmazing. You sure did earned lots of great tricks. LOVE your dancing. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Tank said...

OMD You're making the rest of us look like real losers... well, I guess I should just speak for myself. You are one smart doggy Sparky!

The Thundering Herd said...

Excellent talent. Our tricks are more in the destruco class.

Life With Dogs said...

Top work - and a reminder that we could spend a lot more time on training!

Gaucho Tibetano said...

hi sparky
the photos are grate... and the video too

Snowy and Crystal said...

way to go Sparky :) we sure missed ya buddy

Agatha and Archie said...

Ohh you are the man..and we are still sort of chuckling over the poop story...hee hee Love A+A

Miley said...

Hi Sparky, what a great blog you have!!! I especially loved your video!!! BOL!!!

lotsa licks,
Miley

Snowy and Crystal said...

psst buddy, come over to our bloggie when you have the time to check on what mommy got me from the States ^_^

woofz,
Snowy

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

I think your human will get better at tricks with time, but this is a pawsome start!
--JB

Alex said...

Hey Sparky, that was the best talent show I've ever seen. Truly made my day. I was laughing the whole time. I kept on saying " how did he earn that"?

Alex said...

Me again Sparky, if you notice, I'm back again. First, I meant " how did he learn that"? You are so smart.Come see my blog. You are one of my favorites.

Eric said...

Sparky..in between oooh and aaahhhing at your sooper smart tricks in the fab video I was still sniggering at Liz's poop story..haaaaa!!! Poop happpens huh?!
Wiry loves and kisses Eric xx

Honey the Great Dane said...

Oh Sparky - that was the cutest, cutest thing I've seen in a long time!!! What a wonderful video - you are SOOOOOOO clever!! Am so impressed by all your tricks! You know, my human has always been more into big dogs than little ones and always said she would never have a small dog...but after watching this video, it's the first time she thought that she might like a little dog - if it could be like YOU!! :-) She says it would be nice to be able to to a dance routine with a dog as fast and as athletic as you, for a change - instead of slow, plodding me! :-)

Slobbers,
Honey the Great Dane

Hero said...

You are amazing!! I especially loved your dance with Lizzy and all the weaving through Lizzy's legs. You and Lizzy should share some training tips with the rest of us pups.

Ruby Red Dog said...

Sparky, you're the best! Looks like you've been working really hard to train your human, and she's coming along quite well.
Woofs,
Ruby

Amber and Nala said...

You are amazing Sparky...truly! My favorite part was when you put your head in Lizzy's lap and looked all cute. :)

Kisses,
Nala

Ike said...

I sure love your Halloweeney colors! Pawesome video too!
Ike

Lacy said...

w00fs, geesh Sparky, me comed and seed ur video, but me furgot to comment me thinks..mamas gettin old and furgetful...u iz such a smart doggy...me cant do one trick, and so far she having no luck in teaching me to sit on command..

b safe,
~rocky~

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Woof woof, bravo!
I love every second of the video, my mom's friends watch it too, they ooohs and ahhhhs in amaze.
I love the jump over the bench, thru Lizzy loop arm, on two legs running backward, oh I love everything.
GrEAT job, Sparky.

Mack and Sally Ann said...

You will train her well.
Sally Ann

CoCo said...

Sparky!!!! Your video is GREAT! It makes my tricks look simple and easy! Your video makes my Mama smile really big! Good job!

Hugs,
CoCo

parlance said...

Wow!
That's all I can say. Wow!!!

Southbay Girl said...

Hi Sparky....my mom likes rain! maybe we can come up there and we can all go on rainy walkies??

Woof

Velcro

Huskee and Hershey said...

Hey Sparky,

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for nominating us for the Pawsome Blog Award!! We are flattered and honored!! You (and Lizzy) are the B.E.S.T...

OMdoG.. the video is fantastic and the choice of music is so apt!! Ummm.. we love you Lizzy, but we must say that Sparky is a better dancer! :P

Snowball said...

Sparkym you are just amazing!

Luv
Snowball

Pegasus3 said...

Need any help with the sqirrels? I love chasing them and rabbits, hares, foxes and playing with other dogs, specially ones that like to run.
Tell you what, we could have a race and the winner gets a roast chicken for a prize.
My human tells me I would have to share it though cos my legs are longer than yours and if I didn't, it would be cheating.
I used to be a 'Bluebell Girl' in Paris, that's where I get the legs from and I love dancing.
Live in England now which is okay as there are loads of squirrels here.
Phoenix.

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