The Yellow Lab During Quarentine
0603: Get up and stretch.
0605: Go and jump on the bed to see if my humans are hungry.
0607: Whine to make sure that my humans know that I am ready to be fed.
0607…and 30 seconds: lay down grunt and roll over on my back to see if they will rub my belly before they feed me.
* Repeat last 2 steps until there is either one or both of the desired outcomes are achieved.
0612: Eat a delicious meal.
0616: Go back to bed, but this time the queen size spare room will be efficient for napping.
0731: Bathroom break.
0732: See if bearded human will take me with him… where ever he is going.
0804: Grunt and be upset that my human is on a conference call and being loud in my second bedroom.
0809: Leave second bedroom for the master bedroom so I can nap in PEACE!
1235: Get up and stretch and go lay in the sun.
1515 Stretch and bathroom break.
1517: Whine insistently letting my human know it is time to chase the ball or Frisbee.
1518: Grunt, lay down, and whine for ball or Frisbee.
*Continue this routine until I either fall back asleep or she gets up to throw an object.
1603: Drink all the water in my bowl, but carry at least half on my face dripping on the kitchen floor.
1723: Bearded human is home!!!!! Rub against him to convince him to throw objects in the yard.
1800: Drink all the water, again, trying to leave a larger trail of water than last time.
1812: Eat a delicious dinner.
1818: Leave my humans to sneak off to the spare bedroom to sleep.
2100: Stretch and a bathroom break.
2103: Back to bed until the AM.
A day in the life of Remi, as told by his bearded human.
Stephen Payne, APRN
Nurse Practitioner for Jeffrey Salin, DO