Ah, what a night!
As I mentioned in an earlier post, a chipmunk was running loose through my house. I wondered what the thing was doing in my house and why none of our cats were around to get rid of it.
While I was fuming about my cats, Broccoli the Dog was lurking. Yes, she laid eyes on the chipmunk at some point and – apparently – hung around until the little beast came out of hiding. Broccoli chased the varmint through the house, caught it and (get this) ran to the door so I could let her outside to dispose of the pest.
How’s that for efficiency? Good dog. No, she’s more than that – she’s a hero dog. Indeed, she’s about 15-pounds of Boston/Rat Terrier fury who took care of a problem our slacker cats weren’t around to handle.
Broccoli is the second rat terrier-like dog I’ve owned. My first one, Cobb, was a purebred miniature rat terrier who spent a good deal of time killing snakes in my yard. I’m sold on the breed.
Remember – rat terriers, whether purebred or mixed, aren’t just dogs. They’re hero dogs.