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Just wondering what sort of habits your Havs have, that are sometimes not noticed right away? When I go up the stairs with Molly , she will always,(10,000 out of 10,000 times) run up the RIGHT hand side of the stairs along with me. Wonder why.? It's not like I'm on the left, I always go up the middle? Mind-boggling.

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The boys will always walk on the sidewalk or edge of the driveway to and then they cut into the grass to find a potty space. But, then there are times they head right into the grass during the day.

Guess they do not want their feet wet/cold sometimes.



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django always runs upstairs when it's time to go to bed and waits on the first landing to make sure we are right behind. he waits at the foot of the bed until i lay his fav. blanket on the bed, then he hops on.
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Just wondering what sort of habits your Havs have, that are sometimes not noticed right away? When I go up the stairs with Molly , she will always,(10,000 out of 10,000 times) run up the RIGHT hand side of the stairs along with me. Wonder why.? It's not like I'm on the left, I always go up the middle? Mind-boggling.
You obviously haven't spent time with ladies in the ladies' room... we almost alway choose the same stall if we can.

Seriously, though, one of Kodi's more endearing habits is that while he's working, if he's really concentrating on what I'm saying, he sits with his left paw in the air. Don't know why, just always does!


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Rosie does stairs with her sholder touching the wall, whichever side is the wall side. She sleeps in the window sill at home. She is in one window and the cat is in the other.
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Rosie does stairs with her sholder touching the wall, whichever side is the wall side. She sleeps in the window sill at home. She is in one window and the cat is in the other.
Oh, We want a photo of THAT!!!


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Karen, would love to see Kodi's paw in the air...that is so cute..and Lucile, we do need a photo of Rosie and the cat in the window!!

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Every morning, as soon as we let him out of his room, Eli runs to the landing at the top of the stairs and roles over on his back for a belly rub. Usually DH is up first and let's him out of his room. Eli runs to the landing and flops over for a long rub. Then, Eli will wait for me outside of my bedroom. As soon as I open the door he runs for the landing and flops over again. He repeats this with my son and daughter. By the time he's done, he's gotten four very good belly rubs. He usually snoozes in the same place, which I think is strategic, because there's a lot of traffic on our stairs and he just happens to sleep belly up just in case we want to make a pit stop for a quick rub.

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Jax likes his "babies" to be in the same place at all times. He has 3 unstuffables animals, a skunk, a squirrel, and a raccoon. He has a special place on the floor for each one. I usually don't touch them but when I go to vaccum I pick them up and put them back in the toy bucket. As soon as he realizes that they have been moved he will go and get them out of the toy bucket and take them back to their appointed spot on the floor, skunk under the dining room table, squirrel between the living and dining rooms and raccoon in the very middle of the living room floor. I have even tried to hide them at the bottom of the bucket with other toys on top and he will take everything out of the bucket to get to his babies and then takes them and delivers them to their special spot on the floor. If he and Maddux are playing with them as soon as they are finished he will put each one back where it belongs on the floor (not in the toy bucket). Obviously, this is not something that he was taught - but it is very funny and sweet to watch him. He loves his babies

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Jax likes his "babies" to be in the same place at all times. He has 3 unstuffables animals, a skunk, a squirrel, and a raccoon. He has a special place on the floor for each one. I usually don't touch them but when I go to vaccum I pick them up and put them back in the toy bucket. As soon as he realizes that they have been moved he will go and get them out of the toy bucket and take them back to their appointed spot on the floor, skunk under the dining room table, squirrel between the living and dining rooms and raccoon in the very middle of the living room floor. I have even tried to hide them at the bottom of the bucket with other toys on top and he will take everything out of the bucket to get to his babies and then takes them and delivers them to their special spot on the floor. If he and Maddux are playing with them as soon as they are finished he will put each one back where it belongs on the floor (not in the toy bucket). Obviously, this is not something that he was taught - but it is very funny and sweet to watch him. He loves his babies
Sounds like a dog who knows what he wants...so cute..

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