I may have solved the tissue issue…

So recently I have been sick, and going through about a box of tissue a day. Having a runny nose is really irritating, but what makes it worse is constantly having to get up and go across the room to fetch a tissue from the "safe zone" because Baroo jumps on the box at first sight and I end up with a whole bunch of usless shredded tissue. At the store I came across a box of the kind that have the Vick's in it (which are awesome by the way) and I thought I would leave them laying around to see what would happen, because Baroo hates the smell of Vick's, and low and behold, there they still sit! Ha! Score 1 for the human! I can't help but celebrate my small victory, I don't get many! 😃

I will have to look for those tissues. A few weeks ago I had a bad cold and I was forever having to hunt for my box of tissues because I had to keep it up and out of Cory's reach. I wish I had known that the ones with Vicks were available.

Hope you are now feeling better,
Pat

Ours like to sneak up behind you and steal them out of your pockets

My previous beastie used to distract me by doing something he knew he shouldn'g and then when I was busy with whatever the distraction was, would go and steal the napkin or tissue or whatever. 😃

Back when we had two B's, one would play fetch or some other form of entertainment as a diversion. Meanwhile, the other would sneak back into the bedroom and dig through the trash.

I once saw a show breeder get her basenjis attention in the ring by using a tissue.
Made me LOL!

i love it when they find dirty ones on walks and woof them down as fast as they can.

They disgust me in so many ways

I remember my dog almost got a gross bone or something on a walk, I pulled him a away in time, only to be tricked several days later as he pretended he had to go potty near the area, then instantly doubling back, using the loose length of the leash in the opposite direction, grabbing the gross item and woofing it down. I'm such an idiot!

I saw the comment about the dog stealing it from you. Medjai loves to try and get at human food, he has been known to jump the chair and try to take it from the fork and he even tried to take food from my roommates mouth. They really will do anything to get what they want.

Barklessdog said:

"They disgust me in so many ways"

I know this is said with love in your heart, and it cracks me up. You are so right, they will snarf things I wouldn't touch with gloves on. And we all worry about what food we feed them? Geeze….......

Anne in Tampa

Human 1, Basenji 10,000,000

That is so true! Although, thankfully Baroo is not as sneeky as some of your pups!

I know this is said with love in your heart, and it cracks me up. You are so right

Yes, but They have the habit of burning unforgettable images in your head, like when or girl found a nest of live pinky baby birds that fell out of a nest in our back yard. Trying to save those babies as she ate them like gummy worms - ALIVE! It's just horrible, but is natures way.

They are just too quick to get something away from them. Our dog has the habit of catching adult birds as well, kills them instantly.

Vicks Tissues…thats great! I get so tired fighting with our B over the tissue. I'll have to pick some up! I hope it works

Now if only there was vicks TP. LOL
It would be nice to be able to put the TP back where it belongs instead of ontop of the counter far away from our little guy. 🙂

My guys will dig the tissues out of my pants pockets while I am wearing them. I will be sitting on the couch at night with my B's snuggled up to me and a hand full of tissue in my pocket, cause like everyone else now I have a cold. Felt a little wiggle and look down an my B's got a mouthful of tissue pulled right out of my jean's pockets. Seems to even know which side their on.

While my previous beastie would grab tissues and napkins and such, EL D pretty much leaves them alone (:p). However, he does like to rip the handles off paper grocery bags and chew on them. Must be the glue or something.

Our B Trixie Does'nt Care So Much For Kleenex But God Forbid Your Leave A Bathroom Door Open Because You Won't Have A Shred Of Toilet Paper Left!! Oh And Also Paper Towel. I Had Just Go Done Cleaning The House Last Week And Someone Had Left The Kitchen Pantry Open And Suddenly It Was Just To Quiet I Went Into Our Bedroom And There Was The Queen With 2 Rolls Of Shredded Paper Towel !! What A Mess. Chalk Another One Up For Trixie!! Haha

Our B Trixie Does'nt Care So Much For Kleenex But God Forbid Your Leave A Bathroom Door Open Because You Won't Have A Shred Of Toilet Paper Left!! Oh And Also Paper Towel. I Had Just Go Done Cleaning The House Last Week And Someone Had Left The Kitchen Pantry Open And Suddenly It Was Just To Quiet I Went Into Our Bedroom And There Was The Queen With 2 Rolls Of Shredded Paper Towel !! What A Mess. Chalk Another One Up For Trixie!! Haha

Our B Trixie Does'nt Care So Much For Kleenex But God Forbid Your Leave A Bathroom Door Open Because You Won't Have A Shred Of Toilet Paper Left!! Oh And Also Paper Towel. I Had Just Got Done Cleaning The House Last Week And Someone Had Left The Kitchen Pantry Open And Suddenly It Was Just To Quiet, I Went Into Our Bedroom And There Was The Queen With 2 Rolls Of Shredded Paper Towel !! What A Mess. Chalk Another One Up For Trixie!! Haha

Our b Trixie does'nt care so much about kleenex but god forbid you leave the bathroom door open! My purchase of toilet paper has doubled since Trixie has joined the family! Oh and paper towel. Last week after spending hours cleaning the house I noticed my little friend was missing (its scary how they do that) I went into our bedroom and there she was with 2 rolls of papertowel. Shredded what a mess!! Trixie 5,000 Jeff And Ellen 0

What is it with tissues

Kip has been great with furniture and everything else (apart from the odd shoe or slipper) but he is a demon with tissues, toilet tissue & kitchen roll

Even if they are still wrapped up he finds them and destroys them

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