I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.

For me they are the role model for being alive.

~ Gilda Radner

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The routine

Every morning

and each evening

Stumpy hightails it out to the deck to practice her dance routines

her unsuspecting partners await.

I've spent hours out there, with her. Camera at the ready to capture her complicated routines.

She high steps, cavorts, does flips and twists that would be the envy of any Olympic gymnast.

Mostly, she doesn't do them when the camera is pointed at her.


Of course, I didn't laugh! OF course, I didn't!!!

Occasionally, she allows me to film her progress...

Sometimes her dance partner dances his last dance :(


D.K. Wall said...

Chuckling - that is a most unique routine.

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

Dear Stumpy -

The humans are soooooo lukhky we khan't operate the khamera -

Just imagine what we khould post!

PeeEssWoo: Who needs Zumba with Stumpy's moves!

Tucker said...

Um yeah bugs are annoying - why don't the hoomans understand>?

woof - Tucker

Anonymous said...

Stumpy has a serious job out there with all those flies! Riley does the same thing when she actually gets one...steps on it and sniffs it and steps on it some more.

An English Shepherd said...

I love chasing flys as well :-)

Wasps are not so much fun ;-)


Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Great video Stumpy. You are quite the dancer.. We don't have any dancers but one certain Louie that like to chase his tail...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Great moves you have there, Stumpy! You need to try out for Dancing with the Stars - you would surely be a winner.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

mayziegal said...

Haha! That's some Most Excellent Fly Dancing there, Stumpy. Good for you! Protecting the world, one fly at a time!

Wiggles & Wags,

Life With Dogs said...

LOLOL! You killed me when I got to the music. Do you know how to edit video so you can combine these into one clip? It would be a hit!

tula monstah said...

tell your momma- privacy on the set, pulleze. i mean woo's obviously a professional!


Cyndi and Stumpy said...

Thundering herd, I only wish I could have captured some flips and HUUUUUUUUUUGE air-time!

Khyra, that's a huge blessing!

Tucker, I understand and even appreciate Stumpy's need to annihilate the little buggers, to a point. When her addiction interferes with basic life, welll....

Elyse, more protien right?

Wizz, careful it could develop into an addiction. and yeah, Stumpy doesn't differentiate between flies and bees.

Heelers, Tails are good in the winter when the flies and bees are hiding.

OP Pack, I think tha'ts what she's practicing for!

Mayzie, is that what she's doing?

LWD, I wish I did and I have tried. I seem to be challenged in that department. I'll keep trying, though!

Tula, PLEASE! Her sense of entitlement is already over-blown. Let's not encourage her!

Anonymous said...

it has been a long time since I giggled! You brought that back.
Then when you added music - the suspense rose - anticipation!

My Godiva may have a little Stumpy in her.
She loves a good bug chase.

the booker man said...

miss stumpy!!
heehee! you and my big sis asa would get along most beautimously. she looooves a good bumble bee dance. ;)
the booker man