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News - July 4, 2012

Dog maroons self in raccoon chase

by Dave Boyce

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process. In Step 1, the dog chases the raccoon up the tree. Step 2 has the dog standing around at the bottom of the tree looking up at the raccoon and barking. Time passes. In Step 3, the dog realizes the futility of barking and goes away, whereupon the raccoon climbs down and resumes its life.

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Posted by marione, a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on Jul 4, 2012 at 5:59 pm

I aways knew Guinness is a special dog.