Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Ask A Ravenclaw

Peck flies in, with Foxy ::wagwagwagging:: at his heels.

::Person! We gots letter!::
::Foxy help answer!::

Soprano1 takes the letter and strokes Foxy's soft white fur as she reads:

Dear Soprano1,

How do you train an Arctic Fox?

Curiosity killed the fox

Dear Curiosity,

I found the answer in the Tower chat room.  What a funny place to find it, right? 

It involved a pair of beautiful foxes named Nanuk and Delilah.  Here they are:

PorcupineSnuggles of Ravenclaw actually helped train these beauties, as she shared in the chat room the other night:


February 18, 2011 8:33 PM
This week’s Ask A Ravenclaw… “How do you train an arctic fox? Love, Curiosity Killed the Fox.”

Fortunately, we had Foxy right there to answer:


February 18, 2011 8:33 PM
::’Splain what you would like. Give treats::

But even more amazingly, we had Ravenclaw PorcupineSnuggles, who has actually trained arctic foxes... and little red foxes too!


February 18, 2011 8:34 PM
Good job, Foxy! That’s exactly what I did! The tricky part was keeping the treats until after fox did what he was supposed to


February 18, 2011 8:34 PM
Do you know, the Foxy School of Obedience is how I trained my dogs. Funny how it only works half the time… and only ever with treats!


February 18, 2011 8:35 PM
::Dogs is happy. Is the plan.::


February 18, 2011 8:36 PM
Dog Motto: Will Work for Food.

(That bit of wisdom brought to you by my experience training Ian EagerBeagle).


February 18, 2011 8:36 PM
Fox Motto: Will work for food. If stealing food is not an option.

1 comment:

Darcy said...

Cannot express enough love for this post!

::swish of a fox tail ... I think there are bon bons in the break room::