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August 28, 2007

Amber's Guide for Dummies- The 'Shy' Trick

Heya friends!

Okay, before I continue on my post, I would like to thank you ALL so very much for all those kind & warm words you've left in my comment box. It really made me feel much much better. Oh & my mommy also says thank you for all those good luck wishes. She really appreciates it... But we still have another depressing news to tell you all but I don't want to say it today.

Okay! Now let's get on with today's post.

Now, some of you wanted to know how I learned the 'Shy' trick. Well, today my mommy took a video of me on how she taught me to cover my eyes with my paw paw.

Can you see Chloe in the background? Hehehehe... So, that's basically how s
he taught me. There are two methods. One by using a soft clip. Make sure the clip is not a big one & make sure that your hooman don't clip your skin. If your hooman does that, bite him/her! The other thing they can use is a strip of cellophane tape. It gets you irritated & you will try to get it off your forehead using your paw paw.

You have to do this several times a day but not one hundred million times one shot coz that will get you booooored! So, quite easy right? Should be easy for most of you but for you short legged dogs may have a slight problem reaching your eyes. Heeheehee!

Oh yeah, after taking video of me, mommy had nothing else to do & she needed something to cheer her up. So guess what she did to my face?

Aaggghhhh! I have clips all over my face!

She said she's been laughing & laughing till her lungs were about to pop out of her mouth... Is this funny to you??? Well, I have to say, I do look freaky. Heeheehee... Mommy said I can win the Guinness World Record for the 'Dog With Most Clips On Its Face'.

Oh & don't worry guys, it did not hurt at all coz like I said, these clips are very soft & mommy only clipped my hair not my skin. It looks like I'm in pain but I wasn't. My lip got tucked in my mouth coz mommy was holding a treat above the camera. Teeheehee! So no worries! No abuse occurred during the shooting!


Max Dex said...

Oh good golly!! look at Amber and the clips! tee hee hee...

you look really cute with all of those clips.

the vid clip tutorial is great!! I shall send this to mummy and make sure she learns it!

Snowball said...

Oh.. poor amber... hee hee.. I wonder why out owner likes to make fun of us like that and yet they say that its not abuse...


ROSSI said...

muahahhaahahahahahahahha... hhahhahaha... hahahaha.. hahahhaa...

sorry can't write any further.. cause is too funny... heheheheh

Golden Rossi

p/s : mom show your picture to all her colleagues to see.. everyone in the office is laughing like crazy now...

PreciOus said...

Oh Amber dear, it looked ouchie even though not pain. You do look funny besides that. Glad you cheered your mommy up. =)


Stanley said...

Amber Girl!

I'll believe you cuz you said so, but those clips looked like a new form of doggie torture to me.

You and your mama should do instructional videos for dog tricks! You'd be a great spokespup!

Goober love,

Goofy said...

wakakakkakakakaka...... at first I thought of calling the SPCA for u, but since you said this doesn't hurt at all, I decided just to have a great laugh...lucky I got so short fur so that mom won't do this silly thing on me

~Sweety baby~ said...


The clips really dun hurt?

I bet its a special clip tt ur mummy had use.

Ur trick is Pawsome! tink its given JJ some idea on how to teach me shy too.

If i manage to learnt it. I will post my video too.

Lots of Love,

Lucas said...

Hahaha! Amber-Mae, do you know that your blog is one of my most favorite dog blog to visit? This is because in every post you make, you make me smile, laugh, or feel amazed! You are a wonderfully talented dog Amber. And sweet enough to stay behaved for your human with all those clips on your face! Hihihi.

Boo said...

err... amber-mae, don't shy to tell me if u need me to call the spca. just a phone away and you are safe from all this madness!!

wet wet licks


Simba said...

Humans find the strangest things funny,

Simba xx

Amber said...

Ohhh..Now mommy gets it~ Oh no, now she want to put clip on my head!! HEELLPPP!! Thanks for the video btw :)
OMDOG! You look like the clips took over your face.

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Ouchie on the clips Amber. :P
I dont think I'll find a clip small enoff for me to learn this trick *sulks*

~ Girl girl

fee said...

so that's how it's done! i'm not sure if i might eat the tape after yanking it off though. but it's very interesting and mom thinks i should learn it too. do they have peanut butter tape in the stores?


umekotyan said...

What are amber and this clip?
It is too interesting.
Apply the clip to the tail. :)

from loved ume tyan

Clover said...

Hi Amber,
Sorry to hear about your bad weekend. (Sorry, I am behind!) I know that all of your blog friends are very proud of you for how well you do and how good you are! That's really exciting that you might start agility classes! It's much more fun to do something you like. I also wanted to say congratulations to Chloe and good luck to your mommy!
Hope this week is going better!
Love Clover xo

jaffeboy said...

Those clips look so painful on your face!

U R so clever to do the "shy shy" trick. I don't think I can do it. Please tell MaMa I can't do it. I really don't want to do it!!!

Ferndoggle said...

OUCHIE!! I would have not liked all those clips on my face! My furs are too short to clip much to.

Amber is such a patient girl.

I think Mom is going to try to teach me that Shy trick! It's very cute.


Lorenza said...

Hi, Amber
I don't think I could learn that trick! My hair is too short! But I like watching you doing it!
That picture of you with all those clips is really funny!
Have a nice day

Sparky said...

You look like Pinhead!!! You sure have a lot of patience with you humans.

Sparky said...

...and BTW - consider yourself nominated for Picture of the Month!

Marvin - Braveheart Hound said...

oh I don't like the thought of all those darn clips on my face, even if they are soft!

You could be handy though when your Mum wants to peg out the washing!

Randi said...

OH NO AMBER-MAE! You look like you are in pain..but if you say you aren't, I guess we have to believe you! You do look pretty funny & mom is laughing so hard right now & I'm telling her by staring at her to not get any funny ideas from this pic!
Love & Licks,

Joe Stains said...

our humans do the strangest things to amuse themselves! what will they think of next?!

Bruin said...

I wonder about our moms sometimes! lol

powder-puff said...

HEY miss.AMBEY-mae!!!

A.k.a miss. clippy face

how cool is it that now my mum can "try" to teach me the shy trick!!!

thanks miss.AMBEY-mae you are one cool golden!!!

peace out

Balboa & Mommy said...

wow, your mommy is very smart to help youlearn that trick that way. OH NO, mommy said she might try that with me. I gotta hide

Frenchie Snorts

Ben_Benjamin said...

Holly Molly !! Is that a new type of face massaging???? Oh gosh,it looks really come you can be so "nice" letting your mommy treat you like that??

Anywhere, I hope your mommy gonna success in that 1 in a million thingy....I dont know how much is that but it sounds like 1 million treats for me.

Pacco de Mongrel said... u need my help 2 call up d SPCA??

our mammy so creative la....can come up wit this method 2 teach d shy trick...

v shld gv a try too..

Huskee Boy said...

Hi Amber,
Wait.. wait.. calling SPCA now...
They said that they'll be there in 15min.. hang in there girl!

e said...

oh my dog!!!!
That's a funny shot!!!


River said...

HM can't wait to try the shy trick - thanks for posting instructions :)

To give your mum something to do other than torturing you with those clothes pegs I've tagged you to play the middle name game - though you do look pretty cool with all those pegs on you!!


Jackson said...

Hey Amber, that was such a clever way to teach the trick. I wondered how it was done. Now I know to start running if J1 comes near me with a bit of sellotape or clips! J x

Gaucho and Verdi said...

oooooooooooooo my god
You have clips all over your face!
that pain. Until hurts me to my only seeing

ChaCha & Yuki said...

hahhahhah you look freeeaakky! heheh i thought you were in pain, with your lip tucked in like that.

thanks for the shy trick instructions!


Sir Chance-Lot said...

haha excellent~when are you going on OPRAH thats what I want to know...?
Hey stop by and see whats blooming at my house..
Just call me
Sir Bacon from now on!!!

Hui Min said...

arghhhh!!! attack of the crazy clips!

i am not going to let HM see this, because if she ever tries to clip me, soft clip or not, i am going to bite her!


Super Boy & Baby-Licious said...

We are calling the SPCA right after... we finish laughing. HAHAHAHA!

Boy n Baby

Bella said...

Oh no Amber what did your mama do to you ???
You are a very good dog - I would run arouns trying to paw those clips off.

Deefor said...

You are really good and tricky. Those clips might look good on me. We're working on Sit.


Ume said...

not a nice reward for performing a trick... but definitely worth a Photo of the Month nomination! kekeke...

PerfectTosca said...

Mom is cracking up over the clips on the face. If she thinks she's trying that on me she better guess again.

Luckie Girl said...

Oh Amber,
Why did your MOm do that? Pass me those pegs..I go "KIAP" her for you. hehe..

parlance said...

Hi again, Amber! Penny and I are getting the hang of this clip business. We tried your trick last night with a clothes peg and it worked, but I think the peg was TOO annoying so I'm going to buy a packet of soft pegs today.

Terra said...

Amber I have a bone to pick with you!

Why did you have to tell my HM to put pegs on me!!!! She has been trying to teach me "shy" and she thought your idea was great! Thankfully I have a lot of fluff on my head, so she definitely can't pinch my skin! And now I know how to do it, but that's not the point!

SHE PUT PEGS ON ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That is all.