Does Your Pet Have A Sense Of Humor?

Eko never laughs at any of my jokes, but neither does anyone else, so that is not a good test of whether Eko has a sense of humor.

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“I’m laughing at you, Will – not with you.”

Now, of course pets don’t have a developed sense of humor, but Eko certainly gets a kick out of joking with both dogs and people.

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Eko never steals toys because he wants them, he steals them because another dog wants them!  He thinks it is a hoot to play keep away

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And when other dogs aren’t looking, Eko cracks himself up by pushing his nose against their backs and then sprinting away to start a game of tag

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My laughter is positive reinforcement for Eko.  If I laugh at something he does, he will do it repeatedly.  Hence why anytime I have my laptop open, there is a good chance Eko will plop his head right next to the screen

 

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Similarly, the best tool to teach Eko to swim was laughter.  I would laugh when he swam to me and he loved it

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Whether they know it or not, I feel like most pets are comedians.  What does your pet do that makes you laugh?

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Eko has the best smile too, so easy to be happy around him. When ever Blossum and Mr B are on the sofa together, she makes sure one of her paws is on him. If he gets up (usually to go to the fridge for a snack). She moves into his spot. Even if he’s gone for less than a minute, Blossum will be in his spot when he comes back. We laugh at that ‘little game’.

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