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Old 09-22-2008, 09:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I find lukas trying to sit on the couch, stairs, chairs. Is this a normal deal for them. I have notice pics of other GS that do the same thing I think it is kinda cute.
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have no idea why they do it but it is definitely cute. Elmo sits on my lap if I sit on the floor. He's incredibly uncomfortable, but is as happy as can be.
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't know why, but I do know Radar does this too. Sometimes when I take him out in the back yard and wait for him to do his business I will sit in one of our deck chairs..... Radar will spot me sitting and run and jump on the biggest lounge chair we have and stretch out like he's getting a tan! It cracks me up because he only does this if he sees me on one. We have a yorkie-poo that like to sit on my husbands lap as we watch tv. Sometimes Radar gets jealous and jumps up there too and you can hardly see my husband. I'm just wating for the day he jumps hard enough to tip the chair backwards!
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Mandalay is kind of a lap dog, too. She also likes to just "sit" like in a short chair or on a foot. She will plant her butt on one of my daughters chairs or on someones foot (as if it is a chair) and sit like a person does.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Apollo sits on everything! Me, Zeus, the furniture... It's incredibly cute though!
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Old 09-22-2008, 08:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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All three of mine like the furniture. They even have their own chair. Koko will "walk" up my husband's foot stool on our deck to sit in his lap...that's a lapful! I love it when all three are laying in the bay window together. There wouldn't be room for one more!
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I wouldn't know anything about sitting shepherds



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Never took any particular notice until now, but all mine do it too!
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Why do YOU like to sit on things. Immitation is the best complement. GSDs are very intelligent. They figure if you, who are the boss like to sit on this, it must be a good place to sit. They instantly enjoy it. Mine love to sit on lawn chairs, benches, folding chairs, my recliner, my couch, my bed, their beds, their cots, rugs, and my personal favorite, my feet.
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:17 AM   #10 (permalink)
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How cute, especially to be able to capture it. Mine he see's the camera and he is gone. Another great trait of the German Shepherd in my opinion.
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