Friday, July 9, 2010

Wrestling Match: Bosco vs. Ziggy

Remember Buddy? He was the puppy that kept getting bounced around to different foster and adoptive homes. And now he's back with me - family number four out of five so far. He's seven months old, and his last family had changed his name to Bosco, so since he now answers to that I've decided not to change it. Bosco came back because his family was having trouble getting him housetrained (to make a long story short). It's more complicated than that, but that's the gist of it. So he'll be closely supervised while I see if I can figure out what the problem is, and in the meantime, he's having a blast playing with Ziggy. He gets along great with all the dogs, but he and Ziggy are so much alike in size and play style, that they spend hours doing this:

6:32pm - Bosco initiates the play wrestling match, and Ziggy quickly accepts.

6:33pm - Ziggy bites Bosco's leg, while Bosco goes for Ziggy's neck

6:38pm - Ziggy bites Bosco's neck, while Bosco aims for Ziggy's ear

6:44pm - Ziggy calls for a time out.

6:44pm - Bosco declines the time out.

6:45pm - Ziggy takes down Bosco, then takes a time out anyway.

 6:46pm - "Time In!"

6:49pm - Ziggy goes for the neck, and finds Bosco's ticklish spot.

7:04pm - The wrestling match has moved from the concrete to the overgrown grass.

7:16pm - Ziggy holds down Bosco... "1....2....3..."

7:16pm - But Bosco breaks out of the hold while Ziggy pauses to chew on a tail.

7:34pm - Nothing outlasts the Energizer Bosco and Ziggy

7:51pm - Brief 30 second rest...

7:51pm - And they're back at it.

7:59pm - No official winner is declared, but the match is postponed in favor of a very late dinner.

Here's a short video I took of the wrestling match, just before they slammed into me and knocked me over - for the 8th time that night. Then I gave up and went and hid inside the rest of the night.

Welcome Back, Bosco!  We missed you! 


Lola said...

Oh, they're so great together. Maybe some self-destructive soul will take them as a set. At least they should keep each other occupied. Why do I think that a bored Ziggy is not a Good Thing?

wags, Lola

Pibble said...

I love watching two dogs play so happily! I'll bet they slept like logs. At least for five or ten minutes.

Cupcake said...

They are so cute! They look like two long lost brothers that just found each other. Lola, I like the idea of taking them as a set.

Gnomebody said...

Oh my dogness! This post looks so familiar with throats and tails and arms and legs getting gnawed on. But instead of white doggies, we're brown and black. We're always wrasslin' - we loves it!

Sniffs and Licks,
Auggie & Riley
BooDee BooDah Tribe

Remington said...

What a great pair! Love all the pics and, fun, fun!

Amy and The House of Cats said...

Puppies are so funny! It is great that they have each other to get in some good wrestling with (and maybe even tire themselves out a bit if you are lucky!)

Frankie Furter said...

Seeing Bosco and Ziggy together is just wonderful.... Perhaps... Bosco just wanted to RETURN!!!!

The Two Country Poodles & Uncle Puppy said...

Welcome back Bosco! Looks like you are fitting in just fine!

Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo

JackDaddy said...

No matter how big the space, they always want to play under the legs! :)

Two Pitties in the City said...

I have a thing for white pittie-looking dogs. They are both so cute, and so high energy. I hope they find the perfect homes soon.

Kari in WeHo said...

that used to be Mesa and Baily used to do!

meowmeowmans said...

Oh, they look like they are having so much fun!

Anonymous said...

FINALLY! Somebuddy that Ziggy can chew on who doesn't mind! Maybe you should try to adopts them out to the same house. I bet they would both be so tired out that Ziggy wouldn't chew stuff or drink beer or anything!

Wiggles & Wags,

Lorenza said...

Sure Ziggy is happy to have a wrestling partner!
Welcome back, Bosco!
Happy Saturday!
Kisses and hugs

Dogs in the 'Hood said...

Just saw their pic on Pitter Patter. Hilarious!

The Teacher's Pets said...

Looks like they are really enjoying eaching other company!
How fun, not so fun when doggy mommies get crash into. Welcome back Bosco!

havetailwillwag said...

OMG they are soooo super cute together!! it would be soooo awesome if someone adopted them both!! they'd be the coolest most fun pair ever!!!