Rocket Strikes Again

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mkilcz
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Rocket Strikes Again

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I know that Rocket is smart, but sometimes he really makes me wonder....
Ok, so the other day, my son was playing a video game when Rocket came into the room with Jack's "Baby" in his mouth. He ran to the sofa, pushed a pillow aside, and buried Baby down between the cushions. Then, he put the pillow back (really!), walked over to my son and stared at him (which Jake interpreted as "Shhhhh!") and proceeded up the stairs to a spot where he could see the whole living room. A few minutes later (right on cue), here comes Jack, looking for Baby (and turning the room upside down). Rocket gave him a few minutes, then raced downstairs, dug Baby out of the sofa, did some taunting, and then of course it was Game On!
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That's a great story. Too bad you didn't have a video camera. Rocket was really thinking it through. Smart !!!!!!!!!!

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That's too funny!
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I'm dealing with a horse right now that is too smart for his own good. Entertaining - absolutely! But it can drive you crazy sometimes. You have to catch Rocket on video.
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HOLY SUGAR! :shock: That is one smart dog!

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Oh, man, that made me laugh! Good for Rocket! Its gotta be touch on Jack though.
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I love the 'evil genius' dogs!! Until they use that genius against their owners, anyway.
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mkilcz
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adele wrote:Its gotta be touch on Jack though.
I don't know... Jack is really the perfect foil for Rocket's personality... very sweet and uncomplicated. He also absolutely worships Rocket. Jack really reminds me of an adoring younger sibling who is so happy to be included that he doesn't even care about anything else. And while Jack doesn't have Rocket's extreme degree of intellect, he is blessed with a high emotional IQ.
Rocket definitely fits the "evil genius" profile... sometimes I imagine him lying awake at night plotting to take over the world, lol. But seriously, after years of living with this dog and seeing how his mind works, I am amazed at his ability to reason, plan, and anticipate outcomes. I've heard experts say that dogs are just good students of human behavior, not great thinkers. Gotta disagree with that one. I see Rocket connecting the dots every day!
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mkilcz wrote: I've heard experts say that dogs are just good students of human behavior, not great thinkers. Gotta disagree with that one. I see Rocket connecting the dots every day!
I couldn't agree more. Lola makes plans and follows through. I've never met another dog who clearly thinks through problems the way Lola does. (Don't know enough Britts I guess).
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Re: Rocket Strikes Again

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<sigh>
They are smarter than us. If you think about it, they really have us trained, not the other way around. After all its been 3 years and every day Tessie eats the toilet paper in the bathroom. and I've yet to learn to shut the door. If they ever get opposable thumbs, we're in serious trouble :shock:
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