Text from Dog: There was a squirrel

Text from Dog: There was a squirrel. We'll let you know if it comes back.

It doesn’t really matter who saw or heard it first. Squirrel. UPS truck. Mail carrier.

One woof and they all come running. And barking.

“There’s a thing! I have to let everyone know about it! Where is it? Did you see it? I might have seen it. What was it anyway? I’ll keep barking just in case.”

Life with dogs.

How do your pets let you know what’s going on?

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31 Comments on "Text from Dog: There was a squirrel"

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  1. Daisy says:

    LOL!! I love the pic of all three pups at the window. Daisy uses the same alarm system, but she can’t reach the windows so she just runs around the house tossing barks everywhere. It’s so funny to watch! 😀

  2. This is so my dogs. Zoey starts barking and the others join in with the barking and THEN run to the window to see if they can see something. Cracks me up.

  3. Kitties Blue says:

    Oh my gosh…this photo is so much like the one we posted yesterday for WW with three of us keeping our eyes on a squirrel. Check it out if you get a chance. We apologize for being missing for so long. Our mom just can’t seem to get it together. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  4. Robin says:

    Dogs are so funny! They find joy in every little thing in life. My kitties notice a lot of things, but they aren’t inclined to tell anyone about it. MOL

  5. Emma says:

    We resemble this post at my house! One howls, barks, or growls, and the others come a running!

  6. da tabbies o trout towne says:

    hay ewe dawgs….just bee care full….take it frum uz catz….squirrelz can be vizshuz… witha cap a tull Z !!! ♥♥♥

  7. Well, bein cats weez not do da bawrkin’, but depends on who or what weez alertin’ too. Ifin it’s da pawrtment manager or mr. W weez hiss and growl. MOL Ifin it’s sumpawdy what bwings us boxes…We can’t get to da dor fast nuff. MOL Have a gweat day.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

  8. This time of year, there’s a lot of squirrel action going on outside. And we love to watch it. 🙂

  9. meowmeowmans says:

    Yes, that’s perfect! Our dogs growing up would do that exact thing. 🙂

    Zoe (one of our cats) will run from window to window, chittering, if something outside has her attention!

  10. Ruby says:

    Wells, since I’m an only doggie, I have to make it sound like there are a whole pack of me! I am very good at that. Just ask Ma. And the UPS guy (said he’s scared of me ☺) etc….
    I know Ma is very appreciative of this service. I know. She screams with delight every time…..
    Ruby ♥

  11. Jean DIon says:

    That is adorable. Who needs a doorbell? You have a great security system right there.

    My two aren’t very keen on the barking thing. It’s pretty rare. But Sinead has been known to let out a little “Woo-woo!” of a growl when she sees something suspicious. She’s pretty darn tough at 8 pounds, you know!

    Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

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