Tuesday, May 29, 2012
On the Homefront: Our Very Own Dog-and-Donkey Show!
The two characters above are our sassy little miniature donkey and irascible little terrier mix. They actually enjoy each other's company, despite the fact that donkeys are notorious for chasing and even attacking canids and are sometimes used to guard sheep and goats. These two, however, have become playmates. The terrier is almost always the instigator (the plump donkey would usually rather be eating!):
But once the donkey gets motivated, the fun begins (forgive the poor image quality, but I am not good at photographing moving targets!) :
The dog loves to be chased by the donkey, and the donkey is willing to oblige when in the mood. Meanwhile, I get to stand by and enjoy the show! However, all good things must eventually come to an end:
Our little terrier seems exhausted:
But our donkey looks like she's ready for more!
Sorry girl, but you will have to wait until next time.
Cheer up and don't look so glum -- your doggie pal will be back tomorrow, rested and ready to play again!