Tucker loves to play ball. He lives to play ball.
He would chase that squeaky, shlorby orb morning noon and night if he could convince someone to throw it for him.
It doesn’t matter whether he’s in the yard or in the family room, Tucker is always happy to spew a ball at the closest person and wait for the throw.
In order to keep his hobby obsession from destroying the interior of our house, we have different balls for different locations: inside balls and outside balls. The outside ones stand up to being tossed around the yard collecting dirt and saliva–and the inevitable coating consisting of a sloppy mixture of the two.
The indoor balls are softer and less destructive, though they do get a bit slippery.
Tucker is not allowed to bring an outdoor ball inside–and he knows it. But when it’s time to come in, he carries that ball with him right up to the last minute.
I recorded the short (40 second) video of him below, once again hoping to bring the ball inside. The clip amuses me partly because of his reaction, but also comparing his appearance to that of Lilah and Jasper who come to the door so neat and tidy, followed by scruffy, muddy Tucker–and his ever-present ball.
Does your pet have different toys for inside and outside?
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Today we’re participating in the Monday Mischief blog hop. Stop by the blogs below and see what mischief other pets are up to.Tweet