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"Am I Worthy, Mango?"

"Am I Worthy, Mango?"

November 22, 2010
Posted in: Dogs | Reading Time: 2 minutes

"I had some words with the labrador up the street who I'm certain was in ca-hoots with the labrathugs in Mango's  'hood."

Yes, you read that right. Loki got his cracker on. It seems barking at the neighbor's dogs in their own fenced yard is frowned upon here in Switzerland. He was waiting for the perfect opportunity to pay them back for all the times they bark at us when we walk by their house. An accidentally opened door at the wrong moment was just what he needed.

"It's not my fault my ears are relentlessly huge and sensitive to that labrathug blabbering on and on all the time while I'm forced to keep my yapper shut. Carpe doggie diem is what I say."

So both dogs got a little brush up training on door manners. Let's just say when I open the door now, well, both dogs drop instantly to the down. Boo wah ha ha ha ha ha!

"I got your back, big guy. And I'm trying really hard to be cool. Am I worthy yet?"

*NB: No foam was created in the cracker-y incident mentioned. No labradors were foamed upon in the making of this post. Foam included for special effects and coolness.

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17 comments on “"Am I Worthy, Mango?"”

  1. Loki
    I have the labradork goon squad at day camp. There's at least 10 of these dorks running gang style. They got me into trouble. They conspired w/PeeWee to get Mango. I'm just saying... do what you gotta do. Being a chump is NOT in the definition of crackah!


  2. Loki dude! I can't believe the size of your ears! I mean, like if they were any bigger I could see them from outer space (if I happened to be in outer space).

    Thanks for keeping those Swiss thugs in check. You never know where a plot will originate what with us all being electronically connected.

    But listen, forget about the slobbers. Your poor little snooter band of slobber kind of makes you look pathetic and not really scary. For that you need full foam action. Next time you pay a house call on the neighbor dogs, use some Redi-whip to enhance your mad dog look.


  3. Poor Loki, he could only hold back so long. It must have been eating him up inside. I'm sure he feels much better now that he's let the cracker out, if only briefly. He does look quite repentent in that last shot.

    I should really be working on our "open door" manners as well. Just in case.

  4. It's probably just as well that we live half a world away, as our door manners are, um, well, non-existent. Mom has been working with us, but let's just say that dog training is not one of her strong suits. We can sit, we usually come when she calls (if we're not engaged in something more interesting), we don't knock her down when she's trying to feed us dinner (any more...), but our door manners consist of dashing out the door as soon as it is opened (unless it is raining or really windy, and then we have to be coaxed out...). *ahem* Way to show them labradorks!!! And yes, your ears are Most Impressive. Actually, they're ginormous. Are you able to pick up transmissions from alien life-forms with those suckers? 😉

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  5. Hiyahiya!
    We are in San Rafael... and went to the north part of Novato to access those trails. Do you visit ca often? The Santa Cruz mts. are so beautiful! (but so is Suisse!!!)
    Miche and Sammie and Avalon

  6. I'm pretty sure Morgan's got your back, too, Loki! She doesn't just stop at labradorks, though, she'll warn off poodles and mastiffs, too. I've noticed the boxers no longer walk past out house...

  7. We are unclear on some of the details of this alleged crime. Did the labragoons walk by your house and did you just step out politely to tell them to move along? Or did you just stand in your own yard and politely remind them to stay in their yard? Sounds perfectly reasonable to us. So long as you didn't actually invade their premises to tell them off, you should be in the clear.

    As to your question: OF COURSE you are worthy! You clearly have a pure spirit and the heart of a lion. What more could one ask of a knight errant?

    Jed & Abby

  8. We think you might need to work on the sudsy part - but you are very tidy about your drool:)

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  9. Well, we knew it had to happen sooner or later. You aren't the cracker dog fur nothing! At least you got to give them a piece of your mind before you got in trouble!


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