Friday, June 3, 2011

Things You Can Walk On A Leash

This evening in London, I saw a guy and a girl walking down the street.  The lady was walking a small brown weiner/wiener dog, and I figured the guy was battling with a puppy having trouble on a leash.  Anyone who has ever owned or just walked a puppy, realizes that you have to teach a dog how to do it properly.

So I sat looking from my apartment window trying to see what kind of puppy it was.  I thought it strange - and a little cool - that it was a white weiner dog.  Then I realized that the weiner dog was walking a little strange.  Its movements were a little "un-dog" like.  Then I realized that this young guy, wearing $150 Nike Airmax running shoes, had a ferret on a leash.  Yes, a ferret.  A giant rat on a leash.

The one I saw wasn't wearing a pink jumper, but it looked exactly like the above photo.

So this has prompted me to make a list of things/animals approved by Christopher Stuart Taylor that can be walked on a leash:

Dogs:



Goats/Sheep:



Cows:



Children:

If you have the slightest inclination to put your cat, bunny, lizard, goldfish, spouse, or anything living or otherwise on a leash and walk them in public, think twice.

11 comments:

  1. Parrots fly, dude.

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  2. LOL... spouse... I've seen that (dog collar and belt). P.S. discovery channel came out many years ago showing pet ferrets.. maybe the house doesn't provide them with enough exercise?

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  3. Rats have plenty of space in a house, apartment, cage or box, lol.

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  4. Comment in response to this post from my FB wall:

    Disagree about the goldfish. I think anyone who can work out how to get a leash on a goldfish should be able to walk it anywhere they like. Of course, it would be more of a "drag" than a "walk", but it's the principle here.

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  5. There's always a solution to this problem with walking fish. Post to come.

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  6. So what about people that walk their overweight cats in a baby stroller? Is that Christopher approved? Lol

    I feel thats worse than a leash. At least with the leash they get some kinda exercise. But a stroller...

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  7. LOL... overweight cats in a baby stroller

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  8. Only living thing that should be in a stroller, are babies under the age of 4. From the age of 5-15, keep your kid on a leash.

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  9. Kipps Lane is leash central. I saw a child on a leash standing at the bus stop today. I couldn't make it up if I tried. At least she wasn't holding the ferret on the leash.

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  10. If anyone has cool leash walking stories and/or pics, please share them. Might even get your own blog post.

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