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MY NEW LAWN MOWER


MY  NEW  LAWN  MOWER

Conker the Shetland Sheepdog with his new gardening equipment.
This mower makes 'real sounds'.



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PMSL. Wish I could train Muppet to mow the lawn...

4 Oct, 2008

 

I have photos of Conker actually mowing which I'll upload another time.:o)

4 Oct, 2008

 

You want to buy a Staffie? You want a Staffie GIVING? Ed simply knocks down plants. His latest was a new Yellow River magnolia snapped. I didn't mind the £30 but he didn't even offer to pay me.

4 Oct, 2008

 

Did Ed offer to water the magnolia ?
With a name like Yellow River, it won't last long around dogs. :o)

4 Oct, 2008

 

Isn't he clever AND gorgeous!

4 Oct, 2008

 

Next year I'll have to teach him how to clip the lawn edges :o)

4 Oct, 2008

 

Isn't he clever AND gorgeous!

I take it you are talking about Conker Arlene and not my idiot magnolia killing (he also chews up quinces) mutt.

4 Oct, 2008

 

This is a beautifully marked shetland sheepdog....They have such sweet faces...and pushing a John Deere, no less....My Dad collected antique John Deere tractors....He died in 1995...my bro now has the collection...

4 Oct, 2008

 

Skippy ~
Thanks. I buy most of my dogs' trick equipment from yard sales and charity shops. But in Britain I couldn't find a mower small enough for Conker, so I must admit the John Deere was especially imported from the USA :o)

Maybe some time you can upload a photo of your Dad's antique tractor collection?
I would be very interested to see that.

4 Oct, 2008

 

Your dog is soo clever maybe i should teach cole a new trick ?? =]

4 Oct, 2008

 

Your Jack Russell Terrier, Cole looks bright and intelligent.
Sometimes it takes a bit more time and patience to teach Terriers, but they love to learn. Maybe Cole could carry a little bucket around the garden for you? Both my dogs can do that. It's fun. :o) =] :o)

5 Oct, 2008

 

Will be away for a week from today visiting sister in Newcastle-have a good week!

5 Oct, 2008

 

This dog is such a sweet thing! How much does he weigh?

5 Oct, 2008

 

Newfienurse ~
Conker is a Shetland Sheepdog -
much smaller than a Rough Collie.
I guess he weighs about 16 lbs.
I'm pleased you like him. :o)

5 Oct, 2008

 

sending lassie to you for training, can you teach her to prune the gooseberries for me

5 Oct, 2008

 

I have a very nice Daisy Bush.
Nobody is allowed to prune that right now. Lol.

I bet Lassie is very clever and quick to learn.
She could help teach Conker how to mow in straight lines! :o)

5 Oct, 2008

 

On my Wellie Olympics Blog, Captain Grenville, our Team Manager, confirmed that Conker is a canine member of our GoY Wellie Olympics Team.
Therefore, over this winter, Conker is planning a special training regime, mowing indoor carpets. All sizes, shapes, colours and patterns undertaken. :o)

6 Oct, 2008

 

Look@Conkers little face he luvs his Mower TT:)Have u seen the New Film Called "Snow Budies"? Its Fantastic,Very Funny&Moving TT ud luv it :)

6 Oct, 2008

 

I'll have to look out for that film. :o)

6 Oct, 2008

 

It's also called 'Lassie, Come Home' c. 1943.

9 Oct, 2008

 

With the recession, maybe all the new movies will need to be filmed on smaller sets, so Conker could be the 'budget-size' Lassie. Lol

9 Oct, 2008

 

A brillant film it was, Conker is beautiful:)

26 Nov, 2008

 

Hello Scotkat ~
Conker was practising with this mower yesterday in my lounge. He also pushed up and down the bigger mower which belonged to Bonsai in the other photo. I have the best mown lounge carpet on GoY !

Then Conker had a go with a toy vacuum cleaner on the same carpet.
I guess he was collecting up all the grass clippings. ! Lol

26 Nov, 2008

 

I bet you haven't got the best watered carpet on GoY TT. I refer you to Ed's exploits amongst others,with the Yellow River Magnolia. (I've got a new one from Jan at Minor Garden by the way and planted it somewhere safer.)

Conker must be an even greater friend now.

John.

26 Nov, 2008

 

Hi John ~
Yes I remember the story of Ed and the Yellow River Magnolia. Lol.
Ed is such a lovable character. :o)
Have we seen a recent photo of Ed. ???

Where have you planted which you consider safer ?
Maybe Ed is working out a plan to reach it even now. Lol.
How about a photo of Ed and the new YR Magnolia, proving that he can't reach it ? :o)

Yes, Conker is certainly centre stage, right now, except that Crocus the budgie is also aspiring to be Alpha dog :o).
We are so lucky to have our wonderful pets. :o)

26 Nov, 2008

 

Great picture TT,
Reminds me of Lassie come home.

30 Nov, 2008

 

Thanks, DoctorBob ~
Conker also now practises with Bonsai's birthday mower from the other photo.
He's kindly volunteered to take on Bonsai's grass-cutting tasks. :o)
What with that, and the vacuuming from my first photo, he's a very busy Sheltie :o)

30 Nov, 2008

 

It's no good, Sylvia wants it added to my favourites, reminds her of their lovely sheepdog when she was at home.
His name was Bryn, he worked with her father who never had any sheep, but he rounded up 73 cows and a bull! for milking. LOL.
The bull always followed the girls.

30 Nov, 2008

 

Conker says he is pleased to be on your favourites.
I've just told him and he did a wag especially for you. :o)

I bet Sylvia has good memories of Bryn.
A sheepdog's instinct is to herd.
They'll round up anything ~ ducks, sheep, people.
But 73 cows and a bull ~ that's quite a task !
A good thing the bull followed the ladies. Lol

30 Nov, 2008

 

Nice oneTT.

30 Nov, 2008

 

Thanks, Clarice
This mower makes mower noises and says words:
When Conker stops mowing, an American recorded voice says :
Great job. The lawn looks GREAT ! Lol.
Conker loves it. :o)

30 Nov, 2008

 

I think my Yardman can out power the John Deere but the K9 thing might free me up for more golf.lol

4 Dec, 2008

 

Conker the Sheltie also does a very good golfing routine.
He has his own clubs and golfcart, which he tows along.
He even rakes all the bunkers.
Maybe he could accompany you on the golf course.
But I must warn you he's a top rated player..
Golf enthusiasts call him Conker Woods. :o)

4 Dec, 2008

 

You are a hoot! I think where I go there is a sign no dogs allowed on course but I bet Conkers is better behaved than some golfers I seen displaying their anger and childish antics.

P.S. If you have a short Video clip of the protege in your family why not down load it on youtube or something of that nature if you have not already.

5 Dec, 2008

 

No video, but I do have photos of Conker at a charity dog show, doing his tricks.
I reckon after Christmas I'll hunt those out and find a good one for GoY :o)
Conker says he's so glad you like the photo. Lol

5 Dec, 2008

 

Bow wow, ruff ruff to you Conker and I will be looking forward to your photos. Be good and enjoy your week end my new cyber GOY friends.

6 Dec, 2008

 

Pink floyd ~
Conker is so glad you've joined GoY. :o) :o) :o)
I feel likewise, as does Crocus the budgie. :o) :o)
Smiles across the ocean. :o) :o)

6 Dec, 2008

 

I dare you to do the breast stroke to here. I'll be nice how about the butterfly? ok the dead mans float! I'm really enjoying myself in here and best of all being a blue blood myself but born here in Canada it gives me a connection to my families heritage talking with you abroad. I love you GOYs.

6 Dec, 2008

 

We like having you here on GoY. :o)
When I was quite young, I achieved my mile swimming certificate, but that was far enough. Lol.
Good to be in contact via internet across the pond.
Have you ever visited Britain ?

Conker was mowing my lounge again today. In fact he did his complete gardening routine, with raking, collecting up the flower baskets, measuring the plot, and mowing.

I must get out his piano.
He hasn't played many tunes lately. :o)

6 Dec, 2008

 

No the answer to visiting Britain. I could kick myself many times that my folks have visited (at least once a yr) I was asked to come along but felt I should go on my on steam not theirs as I had no money (still in school) Now that I'm sitting here with more time and enough money they have passed. I do have my moms address book one of the few things I retrieved along with her charm bracelet among other articles.

I could start to contact relatives and friends. I do not even know who is still kicking or who is pushing daisies. I will get there some day. I really find your country most inspiring. I'm very proud to be of English decent. Rob

6 Dec, 2008

 

I'm guessing you would love the old villages, the English country gardens, the old stately homes. I'm sure one day you'll get the chance to visit. There is so much history here. :o)

6 Dec, 2008

 

Capable of good dog

3 Aug, 2009

 

awwww so sweet

12 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks ..
Conker doesn't always mow in straight lines ...
... he likes to make crop circles ... Lol. ;o)

12 Nov, 2010



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