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A new meaning for the term "sick pups"

Today we made our boys a plate for supper. We cut sirloin tip roast, warmed it up, and lined the plate with lettuce leaves.
They trotted toward their dinner plate, sniffed a bit...then they each grabbed a piece of lettuce and ran and hid so they could feast on it and yet protect their precious cargo from the other one.
I watched this with my jaw hanging down. They repeated this process until they devoured each and every piece of lettuce on the plate.
So much for the meat-eating theories!


Anonymous said…
I am so thrilled to find that lettuce, carrots, brussel sprouts, romaine, cucumber, etc. are okay veggies for our Shih Tzu! He does just what yours do...goes for these things first. He literally grabs the lettuce out of my hand before I can even set it down for him, and will eat almost 1/4 of a head before he's finally satisfied. We have wondered if this is safe for him and what the big attraction is. It's great. Cheap, healthy treats!!!

It's also a relief to hear about the chewing fettish they have as that's what ours wants to do all the time and is lost if he can't!

Thanks for the info!!!

We love your website!!!
Nicole said…
That's so funny! Mine will take a carrot over a raw hide bone most days! Ha!

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