“My, aren’t you the needy one today: you just can’t rest sticking your schnoz into my crotch.”
—Just being neighborly.
“So that’s what you call it.”
“No anxiety about me slipping out the front door after depositing you in the back yard?”
—Nope, not at all.
—Um, you aren’t about to slip out, are you?
“Not immediately, no.”
“Possibly, and if so, I’m going to try an old trick.”
—And that is . . .?
“Getting you out the back door without have to bribe you with a biscuit.”
—Hmph. Good luck with that.
“Ooooo, the defiant dog is back: no more friendliness—hey! watch it! you almost pulled my computer off the desk! Uwrap your paw from the power cord, you doofus!”