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quirks?

i'm guessing that with havs there are lots of little behaviour quirks...like mugsy is fearless and refuses to budge when i vacuum but he runs in terror at the sound of the toilet flushing!

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Joe -

I think these things are pretty individual. Lola (7 mos) has a few. She can't handle floor mirrors - must be freaked out by the sight of a dog and not any scent. I have to hang a towel over it.

She wants to wrestle with the vacuum - growls like crazy. She always wants to get in the shower with me, so now I keep her shampoo in there and we shower together. She always chases her tail right after eating dinner. Not breakfast, just dinner.

And she licks any exposed skin I have. When I am dressing, she sees those fully exposed legs and it is party time! She wants to lick every inch.

Like most Havs - Lola is a velcro dog. Moves from one room to the next, from one end of the sofa to other if I move.

And the not so cute...she will eat her poop. But that's for another thread...

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Bonnie goes NUTS for tummy rubs. As soon as she comes out of her crate, she throws herself on her back and begs for long rubs. DH and I LOVE to oblige! Funny thing, she did it for my mom tonight and my mom thought it was some weird submissive thing! LOL!
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Lincoln will not walk over metal utility grates/panels in the sidewalk because they make a "noise" and shift under his feet. Anything that even resembles that, he walks around!

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Jane, that is so funny! Kubrick refuses to walk on grates too but I think it's because he thinks he will fall through them.

Kubrick has a weird fear of strollers and carts, basically anything on wheels, if no one is pushing it or no one is around them. He won't get near it for anything, but if there's someone standing next to it, he has no problem approaching the wheeled thing. I tell him he's silly.


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Joe- that is just so funny - I guess he doesnt follow you into the bathroom.
Now Lexi just sees the vacume, without it even being on - and she books!!
But Logan, thinks it is a toy, and when you push it forward, he sticks his butt in the air, and barks at it to play with him!! All three of mine, have little things that they do, that the others dont. To me, that is what makes then so special!!

I am sure that Bonnie's "rollover" is a submissive sign, but that is a Good thing, not a bad thing - and personally I find it quite endearing!!

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laurie, he does follow me in there.
he will dance the orbit dance (head chasing tail), he will stand on his rear legs and walk around, he will just lie there and look up. but as soon as i go for the handle he bolts as fast as he can.
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django runs when the vacumme comes out, finds a spot to lay down on, never walks in puddles of water, either jumps right over or goes around. takes refuge and sleeps under the coffee table and always buries himself behind the pillows on the couch, oh, and finds the highest point to sleep on the furniture. they are funny little animals!
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Benji avoids puddles, has to eat an appetizer before he can eat his meal, goes limp like a sock when we want to pick him up and put him in the family room or in his crate when he knows we are going out, paws us when he wants us to play with him or wants treats, if he does somethng wrong, he says sorry by licking our faces and won't stop until HE feels he is pardoned.

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When we come home Vinny has to RUN and get a toy and then races back to us kinda crying until we acknowledge that he has a nice toy.

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