Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What Are the Differences in the Bayou Boys?

Two dogs with one tiger toy
• Pierre is fast as greased lightning. Bentley is slower than frozen molasses. If a toy is involved, Pierre will always get it first but when it comes to food, Bentley will win every time.
Basset hound and Westie
• Bentley has long ears that drag the ground. Pierre has short ears that stick straight up on his head. Both can hear a cheese wrapper from anywhere in the house.
Woman and two dogs on corner in Winslow, Arizona
• When posing for photos, Pierre looks this way and Bentley looks that way. It is not just once in a while, it is every time they see the camera. We refer to it as the “Push Me-Pull Me syndrome. They think it is hilarious.
Basset looking at hair on FURminator
• Bentley SHEDS 24/7/365. Everything I own has at least some hound hair on it. Luckily, he enjoys being brushed with our FURminator and that really helps.
   Pierre on the other paw, emit white hair bunnies that glide across the floor and hide under anything that rises 1” off the floor. They are shy little fluffs and will do their best to evade capture. He loathes being brushed but looks so cute when he is all puffed out.
 • When they want attention or a scratch, Bentley will “hound” us relentlessly. He still considers himself a lap dog and doesn’t think twice about climbing on us.
   As you can see in this video, Pierre will “terrier-ize” us until he has had his fill of belly scratches.
Basset using Westie for pillow
   It is so funny that in spite of all their differences, the Bayou Boys are best friends. They don’t snuggle with each other because they are way too cool for that but on occasion, they do use each other for pillows. They are the perfect combination of fun and love for us.
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  1. that is the main thing ... to be best friends... we are very different although we look the same... and to buy identic collars was the weirdest idea the mama ever had hahahaha

  2. We are all very similar, but also very different. I think most dogs find it amusing to look in opposite directions when posing for a photo to watch the human go nuts. Glad you guys have each other.

  3. I know all about those dustbunnies gliding across the floor, Pierre! We love that you boys are bestest friends☺

  4. Love Love love this post.
    Pierre...I do the same thing when mom is scratching my head. First time or two she stops I'll gently paw her hand. Then I get serious...she is not a fan of my cold wet nose....that is my ultimate weapon for attention.
    Hugs madi your bfff

  5. Our pups each had their own personalities too, even though they were all cockers.

  6. Variety is the spice of life!b cute post. You gave us an idea:)

    Woos- Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  7. Opposites do attract even when both are macho dogs.

  8. Clearly, you two give your mom the best of both worlds. You have great technique, P. I think this is what Mom means when she talks about communication skills. You've got it down. I'm still waiting for Mom to learn to read my mind.

    Love and licks,

  9. OMD, you boyz are just too adorables!!! Um..I MEAN...HANDSOME! Pierre, you knows I do the same thingie to Ma!!! Same paw and everythings! BOL! Must be a terrierist thing! Oh, and Ma finds those fur-bunnies everywhere too! ☺
    Ruby ♥

  10. We just love you all! Great pics!!

  11. What a sweet post ! We love your differences, it's what makes your pair so adorable ! Purrs

  12. What a perfect pair they are, bringing so much joy to you each in their own ways! ♥♥♥
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets


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