Play Ball!

What kind of ball?

Poodle ball!

Playing ball is the most greatest, super-duperest, coolest, barkalicious, wooftastic, terrificist thing you can possibly do if you are a poodle!

All day the poodles watch and wait to see if – by chance – it might time to PLAY BALL!

How do we humans know it’s time to play poodle ball?

Sometimes it comes as a psychic message sent from across the room, “plaaaaayyyyy balllllllll…”

Or possibly you might look down and see a ball being carefully placed next to you on the chair….

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It doesn’t matter when or why, just let the Poodle games begin!

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Poodles don’t just wait for the ball to hit the ground! If you can jump and catch the ball in the air – you get extra poodle points!

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However, if you miss catching it in the air, you must then shake the dickens out of that ball when you finally catch it!

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When the ball is in play, you must FOCUS and block out everything else in the whole-wide-world!

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And IF the ball goes out of play:

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You give it your best try….

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Then you sit down and cry until mom comes to get it.

And mom always says, “What Lassie? Has Timmy fallen down the well?” (Mom says that because she is a dork and seems to enjoy the chaos that ensues….)

Woof.

“The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” ~Samuel Butler, Notebooks, 1912

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