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Lock down

No, not us.


Rio is on official lock down.

Well, not lock down per se but he's not allowed outside without supervision.

Remember that post I made a few weeks ago? The one where he gave me the finger?

Oh, you haven't read it yet?

I'll wait......

Ok, are we up to speed now?


So that's happened several more times.

What was once only an occasional freedom run has turned into a daily thing.

He would ask to go outside, you thinking he has to potty and he'd run out the door and straight over the fence. Other times, he'd actually do his business and then jump the fence.

He's even attempted to jump WHILE ON LEASH. Really? That knowledge* bump isn't working for your buddy.

So he's being leash walked outside until we can extend the height of the fence.

Bad dog.

{Side note: How frustrating to have a fenced in yard and still the need for leashed potty walks. Grrr}

*The knowledge bump is called the occiput. It's a normal part of a dogs skull but is generally more prominent in larger breeds. AKA "smart bump", "brain bump", "bruise bump".


  1. Ugh! I feel your pain! Storm was a master at going under, over or through any fence so even when I had a fenced yard she had to be on leash, supervised or tied up. Annoying! I hope you can get the fence raised soon.

  2. Ugh. I hate it. So frustrating. I keep thinking that maybe he's lost the urge and I can let him out "naked" again and then the dumb dog will attempt to jump the fence WHILE ON LEASH, not once either, but several times. Ugh.


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