Lassie, the Well, and Criminal Minds
Beau marathon continues with another comparison of Beau and Lassie.
Baby boomers old enough to remember the TV show “Lassie” are familiar with Lassie’s ability to communicate with humans. She would run for help, bark, and then the human would follow her back to whomever needed saving. She was a beautiful Collie.
“What is it, girl? Timmy’s in the well? Show me!”
Roy Rogers’ dog, Bullet, and Rin Tin Tin, who was the hero of Fort Apache, both German Shepherds, exhibited the same talent.
Our new dog, Beau, a Yellow Lab we just adopted from an animal shelter, performed in a similar, yet opposite, manner.
Timmy was not in the well. Beau was. Kinda. I will explain. Labs like to play in water.
Here on Cross Creek Ranch, we have a PVC water pipe that formerly was connected to a mobile home on the property. The mobile home, being mobile, was removed many years ago. However the electric, septic and…
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