Watch Out For The Dog
My dog hangs right with me when I'm at home. She sits at my feet when I'm typing and/or writing on my book or at the computer. Seems I can't get up and even go to the bathroom without her wanting to be right there. In the can with the door closed she will either sit right outside the door whining or hit the door and knock it open if it's not latched tight. Why, she even seems to think she is a lap dog and will hop up in my chair and lay on top of me wanting attention. If not in my lap then she can be found at my feet sleeping or keeping watch.
Motorcycles outside don't faze her at all but strange cars get her attention up. She seems to like the motorcycles going past and will watch them without much concern. Most dogs will bark and go crazy but she acts like it's nothing at all.
As with most dogs she knows how to let me know what she needs. She will pace from my chair to the door then look at me with a "Hey! I gotta go out man" with her head cocked slightly with a hurry up look. If her water bowl is empty she will sit down in front of me and put her paw on my hand. When the old hunger gets her she will knock her food bowl across the floor then walk away with a certain body language I don't know how to describe. If I don't get her food she does it again.
First thing in the morning when I just open my eyes and make any movement she begins whining and staring at me until I go into the kitchen and get a cup of coffee. Then I get her breakfast and she usually only eats if I stay right there.
But if someone comes to the back door at anytime while I'm asleep in my chair, or otherwise, she makes herself known by showing her teeth and barking loudly. If that person persists and reaches the door, she will hit the door hard like a mad dog and her hair standing on end. She's busted the Plexiglas panel that protects the glass more than once. On more than one occasion she has had to be put in the kennel just so the person can come inside. Otherwise, I'm afraid she might chew on them a bit. The dog is more protective of me than anyone else in the house for some reason. She did try to rip the throat of our other dog out when my son was playing with it and made a sound that sounded like he was afraid. She grabbed that dog by the throat and literally picked her up and slammed it against the television. She thought, I'm sure, that the other dog was trying to hurt him and wasn't going to let that happen.
So watch out for the dog when coming to my house...Unless your the pizza man. He comes to the front door and she whines and wags her tail for him. She knows when to expect the pizza man because the front door will be open wide. She will sit and look out the storm door searching up and down the road like a sentry. When the pizza car stops in front of the house the dog acts like a puppy and gets excited like a little kid at Christmas and I'd swear she's giggling with the sound she makes. But, if that front door is closed and she hears a knock or the bell ring...Wholly shit does she get mad.
Right now she is laying here blocking the doorway from this room into the hallway. As soon as she hears this computer say "Goodbye" She's going to be up in a flash to follow me through the castle.