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Harry liked his bedroom picture of sheep spread throughout a meadow, gently grazing. His new sheepdog Bess did not. She would growl and bark incessantly. The bedroom was out of bounds.

Naturally it was the one place Bess most wanted to go. One day Harry carelessly left the bedroom door slightly ajar. Alone, Bess crept in, crouched, growled, but didn't bark. Instead, she suddenly leapt at the picture on the wall. She missed the picture but slammed against the wall, dropping like a stone.

Above her, the sheep were now tightly together. But their leader couldn't hide a sheepish grin.

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    Chris Walker over 3 years ago

    Made me smile. I have a collie that is almost this daft ;-)

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks everyone...and Anna Maria ewe are right! Bess learnt her lesson when she rammed that wall! [Sorry :) ]

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    D.M. over 3 years ago

    We had a cat that would jump at our aquarium, but our sheepdog just lazes around. 'Enjoyed this! so few sheepdog drabbles...

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks D.M. Your sheepdog 'handle' is what had inspired me, together with my wife's wonderful and rather stone age painting of a local field of sheep.

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