Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Lassie's owner was IRRESPONSIBLE
Dogs are not there to get you out of every stupid scrape you get yourself into while pretending to be a cowboy or sheriff or other such nonsense. If you fall in a well, use your mobile phone and call THE EMERGENCY SERVICES. Don't call your dog to follow your stupidity by leaping in to save you. It wasn't the dog who wasn't watching what they were doing. Or, if you must try and single-handedly apprehend a gang of cockney armed criminals, don't whistle for your dog to come and steal their guns with his teeth while you distract them. It could put him in danger. Call the emergency srvices. THAT'S WHAT THEY'RE FOR! Timmy was an IRRESPONSIBLE DOG OWNER.
Did you know that 'Lassie' is a trademark for a type of collie dog which is only descended from Pal, the first Lassie? There is no trademark for 'Timmy' because he is a LIABILITY.