A ladylike dog


Colby's favorite spot in the house is lying on the top of the loveseat, with her upper body on the sofa table, facing the back window to keep watch.

As you can see, I just had to snap a photo of her position like this. She crosses her back legs, ever the proper lady.

Colby is such a character. I love when dogs are animated and full of life and love like this one. She is very, very spirited. She's one spunky little creature. If she were a human she'd be Katherine Hepburn.

Colby likes to chew her bone but only if someone holds it for her. Yes, a human has to hold the bone while she gnaws away at it.

Colby is smart, too. She loves the dishwasher so much. When she was a puppy she came running every single time it opened. It didn't take her long to figure out that when the dishwasher detergent latch fell open as the door came down, that means the plates are all clean. That means no food scraps or delicious morsels that she might sneak into her mouth. So now she has that audible cue to know that when the dishes are clean she can keep relaxing in another room. What a bright dog!

Of course that intelligence doesn't matter too much when her stubbornness gets the best of her. Whether it's leaving a toy or dropping a sock (oh how she loves a good used sock to stuff in her mouth and prance around the house!) she is one determined pup.

For such a small dog she sure has a big personality.