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03 Nov, 2013

One of Piper’s favourite things

Posted by andrea tomkins in: dog stuff

This dog is crazy about poofy cheese snacks. Not that we ever feed them to her, no sirrreee. But there is a history here. Once upon a time a Cheezie fell on the floor and she swooped down to nab it even before you could stop and say “HEY I DROPPED A CHEEZIE.”

I don’t think she’s ever forgotten that heavenly moment. She always looks so hopeful when we open a bag.

Piper's favourite Halloween snack, part one.

p.s. Piper has been known to lick the inside of the bag once or twice.

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3 Responses to "One of Piper’s favourite things"

1 | Javamom

November 3rd, 2013 at 11:12 am

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Funny how they always know, either by the sound the bag makes, or the smell. Sometimes it’s the hint, the tiniest hint of a crumb, dust really, that puts them in a fenzy! :)

2 | Amy

November 3rd, 2013 at 9:28 pm

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My mother’s dog could be upstairs asleep and she would come running at the sound of the cheese being pulled out of the fridge

3 | Melanie

November 5th, 2013 at 11:21 am

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Aww look at that cute face. My pup loves cheese in general and same thing – he comes running if we even just pull it out of the fridge.

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